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Scholarly Interest Report
Damian Young
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  • B.S. Chemistry (1998) Howard University, Washington D.C.
  • Ph.D. Organic Chemistry (2004) North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
Department Affiliations
  • Department of Chemistry
     Center for Drug Discovery
    Research Areas
     Drug Discovery, Pharmacology, Pathology and Immunology

    Research Statement.



    Damian Young is a Assistant Director for the Center for Drug Discovery at Baylor College of Medicine.  He is also a faculty member within the Departments of Pharmacology and Pathology and Immunology. His research focuses on the development of chemical pathways leading to molecule that  can be used to probe fundamental and disease-associated biology. His lab is pioneering new chemical and biophysical methodologies related to fragment-based drug discovery to be deployed against challenging targets in cancer.

    Teaching Areas
     Synthetic organic chemistry