Pharmaceutical Sciences

Therapeutic Approaches: Small Molecules, Biomarkers, Drug Delivery

Therapeutic Areas of Expertise: Infectious Diseases, Neurological Disorders, Oncology, Pain

Center/Program Highlights:

With strengths in structure-based drug design our expertise in physical, computational, synthetic, and protein chemistry cuts across several centers of excellence in Computer Aided Drug Design, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), and Mass Spectrometry. Innovative research in complex biological systems, proteomics, metabolomics, pharmacogenomics, and therapeutic engineering seeks to develop targeted innovative medicines and devices to improve human health. Optimization of therapeutic dosing regimens is the goal of our concentrated efforts in pharmacokinetics, pharmacometrics and drug delivery, including nanotechnology. Interdisciplinary research in collaboration with the University of Maryland College Park School of Engineering is the primary focus of the Center for Nanobiotechnology.

Sources of Funding: Industry Partnerships, Federal/State,


Institutional Affiliation(s): University of Maryland

20 Penn St. Room 561
Maryland, 21210
United States

Center/Program Start Date: 1950

Number of Employees: 120