Roberto Sanchez, PhD Email Roberto Sanchez
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Pharmacological Sciences
Dr. Sanchez is Director of the Structure-Based Drug Discovery Core of the Drug Discovery Institute.
Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Drug Design and Discovery, Protein Structure/Function, Structural Biology
Multi-Disciplinary Training Area
Pharmacology and Therapeutics Discovery [PTD]
PhD, The Rockefeller University
Computer-Aided Drug Discovery and Design
We are interested in developing and applying computational tools that leverage structural information for the discovery of compounds that have the potential of becoming therapeutics. Under the umbrella of the Experimental Therapeutics Institute (ETI) we work with many groups to identify new small-molecules that target disease-related proteins. Therapeutic areas of interest include cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and others. The computational work is closely tied to experimental validation in collaboration with biomedical research groups and medicinal chemistry.
Structure-Based Drug Discovery at the ETI
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