Medicinal Chemistry

Medicinal chemistry research is an important area of research that aims at discovering and developing new drugs for treatment of various diseases.

The Feinstein Institute Medicinal Chemistry group works very closely with other researchers at the institute who study various human diseases. They collaborate to develop novel treatments for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, cancer and several neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.

Developing new medications to treat patients is a lot of work. In this video, learn about all of the steps necessary to bring new therapies developed in medical research all the way into clinical care.


Principal investigators conducting Medicinal Chemistry research include Yousef Al-Abed and Ping Wang.