Promoting research & discovery in the battle against infectious diseases. Cancer, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, stroke, cell signaling and disease states and translational research are also components of the mission of the CDD.

Dr. Vasu Nair

Message from the Director

Dr. Vasu Nair, Director of the UGA Center for Drug Discovery


October 20 CDD Presentations

The CDD will hold faculty presentations on Monday, October 20 in Room 301 of the Pharmacy South Building. Speakers are Dr. Fikri Avci, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia Center for Molecular Medicine, and Dr. Paul W. Doetsch, Associate Director for Basic Research at the Winship Cancer Institute, Professor of Biochemistry, Radiation Oncology and Hematology & Oncology and Distinguished Chair in Cancer Research at the Emory School of Medicine. All meetings are open to the public.