Dianqing Sun is an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy, University of Hawaii,USA.
Dr. Dianqing Sun is an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy, University of Hawaii at Hilo. He is also an affiliated member of Natural Products and Experimental Therapeutics Program at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center. Before joining UH-Hilo, Dr. Sun was a Research Associate in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the College of Pharmacy at University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Sun received his Master degree from East China University of Science and Technology and his Ph.D. from the University of Memphis in Organic Chemistry, and received his postdoctoral training in Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Tennessee. He is a member of the American Chemical Society (Organic and Medicinal Chemistry Divisions). Research in his laboratory focuses on the discovery and development of novel small molecule and natural product-inspired antibacterial, anticancer, and cancer chemopreventive agents, using classical organic synthesis and high-throughput chemistry approach, followed by traditional medicinal chemistry optimization of the emerging lead compounds. His research programs are currently funded by the National Institutes of Health and Hawaii Community Foundation.
Discovery and development of anticancer and cancer chemopreventive agents, Antitubercular and antibacterial drug discovery
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