Several faculty are engaged in research to discover new small molecules and peptidergics to shut down or enhance mechanism-based target SUD and pain pathways. These avenues of research
open the possibility for new mechanistic understandings and and development of a potential therapeutic.
- Target and drug discovery for novel therapeutics for SUDs and pain (Allen, Anastasio, Cunningham, Dineley, Hommel, Houghton, La, Laezza, Rudenko, Rudra, Zhou)
- Protein complexes for new molecule discovery (Allen, Cunningham, Dineley, Laezza, Rudenko, Zhou)
- Novel cellular models for analyses and screening new chemical entities (Allen, Anastasio, Wu)
- Novel allosteric modulators and inverse agonists for G-protein coupled receptors (Allen, Cunningham, Zhou)