Pharmacy Faculty Achievements

July 17, 2017 - Please join the Purdue College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty on their recent achievements.

Dr. Mark Cushman, Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, has been awarded a patent for his work entitled, “Alcohol-, diol-, and carbohydrate-substituted indenoisoquinolines as topoisomerase I inhibitors”. The patent covers a series of substituted indenoisoquinoline compounds for the treatment/prevention of cancer. This represents the 37th patent for Dr. Cushman.

Dr. Chang-Deng Hu, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, is the recipient of a new award from the PHS-NIH National Cancer Institute to support his project entitled, “Role and Targeting of PRMT5 in Prostate Cancer”. This award covers June 9, 2017, through May 31, 2018, in the amount of $547,569. 


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