Virginia Drug Discovery Consortium

The Virginia Drug Discovery Consortium (VaDDC) has a threefold mission:

To promote the growth and advancement of drug discovery and development programs at universities and research institutes within Virginia, particularly through inter-institutional collaboration.

To help the pharmaceutical industry bring life-saving and quality of life solutions to patients through innovative collaborations with Virginia’s best and brightest researchers.

To promote and enhance the attractiveness of Virginia as an environment for pharmaceutical and biotech companies.


The VaDDC Executive Committee is pleased to announce the VirginiaDrugDiscoveryRx: Emerging Targets, Technologies, and Therapeutics for Cancer and Neuroscience meeting was held at the 

Hotel Roanoke – May 21, 22, 2019

See Details for the Meeting on our Events Page.


Dr. Umesh Desai, VCU, is Awarded a 5 year Grant

The Desai lab has received the “Glycans in Blood Homeostasis and Disease” grant. This is a five-year K12 grant by National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to train MDs, PhDs and dual degree holders for advanced careers in glycosciences. Only four such K12 grants were...

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