Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Alexandros Makriyannis

Longtime Northeastern chemist receives prestigious AAPS award

Alexandros Makriyannis, George D. Behrakis Endowed Chair at Northeastern and Founder and Director of the Center for Drug Discovery, has received the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Distinguished Pharmaceutical Scientist Award for 2015. This award is part of a long line of accomplishments for Makriyannis, who has published over 500 papers and has over 50 patents in the field of medicinal chemistry.

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Professor Hancock consults FDA committees

Professor William Hancock, the Bradstreet Chair in Chemistry and Chemical Biology and a professor in the Barnett Institute, has been invited to serve as a consultant to the Advisory Committee for Pharmaceutical Science and Clinical Pharmacology in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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