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Category: Drug Discovery & Development

Xi, Yaguang


Yaguang Xi

Professor and Department Head, Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, UGA Athletic Association Distinguished Professor

Targeted therapy and cancer chemoprevention; preclinical animal models; cancer immunotherapy; tumor microenvironment and exosomal microRNAs; biomarker of tumor metastasis.


Hummels, Kate

Hummels, Kate

Kate Hummels

Assistant Professor, Microbiology Department

Our work focuses on understanding the regulation of cell envelope biosynthesis in bacteria using genetic, biochemical, and cell biological approaches.


VanDrisse, Chelsey


Chelsey VanDrisse

Assistant Professor, Genetics Department

Our lab seeks to uncover novel regulatory mechanisms of biofilm formation to undermine bacterial survival in chronic infections.


Billmyre, Blake


Blake Billmyre

Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences Department/Infectious Diseases Department

High throughput genetics to better understand evolution of fungal pathogens and drive antifungal drug discovery.


Kanthasamy, Arthi


Arthi Kanthasamy

Professor, Physiology & Pharmacology Department

Research focuses on cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration, identifying novel immunomodulatory drugs, discovering biomarkers for diabetes, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases related dementia.


Kanthasamy, Anumantha G.


Anumantha G. Kanthasamy

John H. “Johnny” Isakson Chair and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar
Professor, Physiology & Pharmacology Department
Director, Center for Neurological Disease Research

Research focuses on cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration, identifying novel druggable targets, discovering prodromal biomarkers and novel reengineered gut microbiome based therapeutics for treatment of neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases and related dementia.


Handa, Hitesh


Hitesh Handa

Associate Professor
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences

Translational research in biomaterials (antifouling, antiplatelet, antibacterial, and antiviral) for tissue engineering and medical device applications


Douglass, Eugene

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Eugene Douglass

Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences

Multi-drug resistance(MDR) causes most cancer deaths(Nat. Rev. Cancer 2018, 18, 452). We use organic chemistry, cell biology and data-science to overcome MDR.


Funato, Kosuke


Kosuke Funato

Assistant Professor
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Molecular and cellular mechanisms of brain tumors; oncohistone mutations; human ES cell-based tumor modeling; tumor heterogeneity and evolution


Crich, David

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David Crich

Professor; Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Drug Design
Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences; Chemistry

Organic and medicinal chemistry; carbohydrate chemistry; glycomimetics; drug design and development with emphasis on multi-drug resistant infectious diseases