Pharmacology Alumnus Ajay Yekkirala was recently featured on CBS This Morning
Dr. Ajay Yekkirala (PhD 2011, mentored by Dr. Philip Portoghese) was recently featured on CBS This Morning. His company, Blue Therapeutics, is finding new, non-addictive chemicals to manage pain and combat opioid dependency.
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Pharmacology Alumnus, Dr. Pancras Wong, receives prestigious award!
Pancras Wong (PhD 1981, mentored by Professor Ben Zimmerman) was recently awarded the Sir James Black Award for Contributions to Drug Discovery by the British Pharmacological Society. This award recognizes Pancras and his team for their work on the discovery of/original research on Eliquis® (apixaban, an anticoagulant that acts as a factor Xa inhibitor, inhibiting the formation of thrombin).
Dr. Hiroshi Hiasa featured in a Masonic Charities Spotlight
Dr. Hiroshi Hiasa has been featured on the Minnesota Masonic Charities UMF website! The article highlights his discovery of two novel topoisomerase inhibiting compounds.
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