Center for Drug Discovery Innovation

The Center for Drug Discovery Innovation is a cross-campus Organized Research Unit that strives to identify the root causes of disease and develop new compounds to address them.

The Institute unites scientists and clinicians from across disciplines, synthesizes resources and enables investigators to focus on early stage development to create new treatments for life-threatening illnesses such as cancer, tropical diseases and neurodegenerative diseases.

Your support of the Center for Drug Discovery Innovation advances promising new research, aids in recruitment of the best faculty and provides state-of-the-art equipment - all so the center can move new drugs quickly from the laboratory bench to patients' bedsides.

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