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


Dr. Shelley Hooks Named Associate Director

Dr. Shelley Hooks has been named Associate Director for the Center for Drug Discovery. Former Director of the Center, Dr. Vasu Nair, retired on July 31, 2015, and is now an Emeritus Associate Dean and Professor with the UGA College of Pharmacy.