College: Bouve College of Health Sciences
Degree(s) Offered: PhD
This specialization offered by the Center for Drug Discovery (CDD) trains students in the design and synthesis of novel biologically active compounds and in the study of their mechanisms of action using biochemical, biophysical and pharmacological approaches. The CDD's excellence in teaching has been recognized by the award of a Training Grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse for predoctoral and postdoctoral training in development of medications. These will be targeted to treat drug abuse and other indications such as neuropathic pain, obesity and neurodegenerative disorders.
Bouve Graduate Admissions
123 Behrakis Health Science Center
360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115