Executive committee members
Ali Andalibi, PhD

Ali Andalibi, PhD

Associate Dean for Research, College of Science, George Mason University

Inflammatory diseases – genetics and drug discovery. More →
Milton Brown, M.D., Ph.D.

Milton Brown, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Inova Center for Drug Discovery and Development

Experimental therapeutics for cancer.
Paul R. Carlier, PhD

Paul R. Carlier, PhD

Professor, Chemistry, Virginia Tech

Drug Design for depression, Alzheimer’s Disease, Malaria. More →
Umesh Desai

Umesh Desai

Professor, Institute for Structural Biology, Drug Discovery & Development, Virginia Commonwealth University

Glycosaminoglycans and mimetics as modulators of coagulation, cancer, inflammation, emphysema and viral infection
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Nick Farrell, Ph.D.

Nick Farrell, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry, VCU

Platinum, anticancer drugs, zinc fingers, metalloglycomics.
Richard Glennon

Richard Glennon

Professor Chairman

Medicinal chemistry and behavioral pharmacology of neuropsychiatric agents and drugs of abuse.
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B. Frank Gupton

B. Frank Gupton

Chair and Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering at VCU

Flow Chemistry, Catalysis, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients More →
David G. I. Kingston, PhD, FRIC

David G. I. Kingston, PhD, FRIC

University Distinguished Professor, Chemistry, Virginia Tech

Nanoparticle Drug Delivery, Natural Products as anticancer and antimalarial agents. More →
John Lazo

John Lazo

Harrison Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology and Chemistry, Associate Director for Basic Science at the UVA Cancer Center, University of Virginia

Pharmacology, Chemical-Biology, Phosphatases, Cancer, Alzheimer’s disease. More →
Robert J. Meyer, MD

Robert J. Meyer, MD

Director, Virginia Center for Translational and Regulatory Science, University of Virginia

Regulatory science and strategy, drug development, industry diligence. More →
Elizabeth Sharlow

Elizabeth Sharlow

Associate Professor of Research, Department of Pharmacology; Co-Director, Fiske Drug Discovery Laboratory, University of Virginia

Chemical Biology, Phosphatases, Cancer, High Throughput Screening, Assay Development
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