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

Read a message from Director, Dr. Vasu Nair.


April 21 CDD Faculty Presentation

CDD faculty will meet on Monday, April 21 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 301 of the Pharmacy South Building. Speakers are Dr. Andrew Mellor, GRA Eminent Scholar in Molecular Immunogenetics and Professor of Medicine at Georgia Regents University, and Dr. Han-Rong Weng, Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences at the University of Georgia. All CDD meetings are open to the public.

Congratulations to CDD faculty members Dr. Raj Govindarajan and Dr. Jason Zastre. They were both recently promoted to the position of Associate Professor with Tenure in the UGA Department of Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy.