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Medicinal Chemistry


Medicinal Chemistry is a discipline that serves as the chemical basis for understanding the biological effects of drugs. It attempts to integrate concepts in organic chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, physiology and molecular biology and apply them to the understanding of drug action.


Medicinal Chemistry Core faculty include:  Magid Abou-Gharbia, Ph.D., Benjamin Blass Ph.D., Daniel J. Canney, Ph.D., Wayne Childers, Ph.D., Marc Ilies, Ph.D., and Kenneth Korzekwa, Ph.D.


The Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research is a drug research facility, opened by TUSP in 2009.


Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Pharmaceutical Science with a concentration in Medicinal Chemistry

Graduate Program Information | Admission Requirements | Admissions


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Contact the Office of Graduate Studies

Prospective students and for admissions, please contact:

Sophon Din, Administrative Assistant




Current graduate students, please contact:

Almira Cutler, Administrative Assistant




Daniel J. Canney, Ph.D., Director of Graduate Studies






Temple University School of Pharmacy

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Office of Graduate Studies, Suite 528

3307 N. Broad St.,

Philadelphia, PA 19140