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MIDD research programs are located in various UWM departments and through external collaborations. The MIDD has the technical expertise and instrumentation necessary for a broad range of drug discovery research.

Discovery Research and Prototype Development

  • Organic compound synthesis
  • Medicinal chemistry/Drug design
  • Metallo-chemistry
  • Drug compound SAR
  • Diversity synthesis
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Enzymology
  • Natural products chemistry
  • Cell based assay development
  • High-throughput screening
  • Molecular biology
  • Fermentation and protein separations
  • X-Ray crystallography
  • Cognitive and behavioral modeling
  • Neuroimaging/gene expression profiling
  • Model animal systems

Development Support

  • Project management
  • Regulatory (CM&C, PK/Tox, clinical strategy, submissions)
  • Intellectual property, licensing, collaborations (with UWM-RF)
  • Project modeling, medical economics, decision support