Discovering and designing novel drugs to improve
Modernize Drug Discovery
Through a cross-disciplinary approach, the UH Drug Discovery Institute will integrate new technologies, such as AI, to streamline and modernize the drug-discovery process.
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Cycloruthenated Self-Assembly with Metabolic Inhibition to Efficiently Overcome Multidrug Resistance in Cancers
Dr. Chen will discuss the development of a simple, versatile and efficacious self-assembled cyclometalated complex, RuZ, to overcome MDR cancer cells.
The University of Houston has far-reaching research across disciplines that focuses on a variety of impact areas, such as cancer, infectious diseases, autoimmune disorders, heart disease, neurological disorders, mental health, substance abuse, women’s health and more. Over 100 faculty university-wide are working on drug discovery-related research.
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROGRAMS
The UH Drug Discovery Institute is developing several programs to provide students with the tools, resources and knowledge to pursue careers in research for the development of novel drugs for unmet medical needs.
Funded by the American Heart Association (AHA), the UH-HEART program provides summer research experiences that prepare participants for future careers in cardiovascular-related research. All eligible students are invited to apply!
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