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.
Read a message from Director, Dr. Vasu Nair.
CDD member Dr. Cory Momany, Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, was recently named Teacher of the Year for 2013. Dr. Momany ‘s research specialty and graduate-level teaching focus on protein x-ray crystallography, which is a method of using x-ray to derive atomic structures of proteins that could eventually lead to drug design.