June 16, 2016

UNM Joins Elite Drug Development Program

By msequeira

The UNM Health Sciences Center has joined a national network of scientists on the leading edge of drug discovery and development in the fight against cancer. Larry Sklar, PhD, will lead the new Center of Excellence that is part of the Chemical Biology Consortium. The Consoritum provides world-class expertise in high-throughput screening, structural biology, medicinal chemistry, compound profiling, cancer cell biology, and animal models for cancer studies. The University of New Mexico received a $375,000 subcontract for infrastructure and project costs associated with its participation in the consortium.

Dr. Sklar spoke to Erica Zucco (KOB-TV) and to Mike Jaxson (KSVP-FM) about the new Center of Excellence:

Read the article in Albuquerque Business First.

Dr. Sklar talked to Adam Attchison, "KRQE This Morning"  

Read the press release.

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