BIOCHEMICAL PHARMACOLOGY AND DRUG DESIGN

The research activity of the Department includes the following topics: Design and  synthesis of biologically active compounds, protein and non-protein amino acids, and novel platinum complexes; Modeling of chemical structures peptide mimetics designed to interfere with solid tumors progression by inhibiting angiogenesis; Construction of novel and efficient biomaterials to function as specific drug vehicles; Pharmacobiological investigations of biologically active substances including therapeutic agents.