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Department of Medicinal Chemistry

Give to the Department of Medicinal Chemistry

med-chem-photoThe Department of Medicinal Chemistry is part of the highly collaborative, interdisciplinary School of Pharmacy. Medicinal Chemistry is a discipline with a traditional focus on organic synthetic chemistry with the broad goals of drug discovery and optimization. The Department of Medicinal Chemistry has always departed somewhat from this tradition given the focus of many of its faculty on the research areas of mechanistic drug metabolism, toxicology, and bioanalytical chemistry.

Medicinal Chemistry Excellence Fund
An unrestricted fund that provides the chair of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry with the flexibility and resources to support promising opportunities as they arise.

Atromentin Endowed Fund in Medicinal Chemistry
To support the area of natural products research and student activities whenever possible by the Department of Medicinal Chemistry at the UW School of Pharmacy.

William N. Howald Mass Spectrometry Support Fund
William “Bill” Howald served the School of Pharmacy for almost 40 years. As lecturer in medicinal chemistry and managing technical director of the Mass Spectrometry Center, Howald was known as an outstanding and dedicated faculty and staff member who was revered as a mentor, teacher, master technician and facilities manager. This fund in his honor supports education in mass spectrometry including guest speakers, education and ancillary activities.

Medicinal Chemistry Graduate Support Fund
A Department of Medicinal Chemistry fund that supports graduate student research in the areas of drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics.

Sid Nelson Memorial Fund
Gifts to the Sid Nelson Memorial Fund support the Sid Nelson Endowed Professorship in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and ensure that the caliber of research Sid established will be advanced into the future.