Duncan Wardrop, PhD

Title & Department

Associate Professor

Department of Department of Chemistry

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Research Program

Cancer Biology (CB)

Phone: (312) 485-9529

Email: wardropd@uic.edu

Dr. Wardrop’s research focuses on developing methods for target-directed organic synthesis and their application to the synthesis of bioactive natural products and drug discovery. Work in the Wardrop group is currently focused on epigenetic-based immunotherapy agents and the development of ultra-selective HDAC6 inhibitors treatment of melanoma and other malignancies.

Disease Focus

Hematologic; Skin

Research Keywords

Drug Discovery; Organic Synthesis; Small Molecule Therapeutics; Melanoma; Hdac6; Hdac11
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