College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Center for Drug Design and Development (CD3)

Isaac Schiefer in the Center for Drug Design and Development

CD3 is an established component of the research and teaching infrastructure within The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences with a direct line to the UToledo administration through the UToledo Office of ResearchThe CD3 has an established network of expert resources and capabilities which generally span the entire spectrum from the discovery of fundamental research concepts and initiation of new therapeutic paradigms, all the way to and including the submission of IND activities and related clinical investigations. Any component or mix of components from this network can be brought to bear on problems which may be of interest to the private sector.



Shimadzu Lab

The Shimadzu Laboratory for Pharmaceutical Research Excellence was established in 2016 through a partnership engaged by Dr. Amanda Bryant-Friedrich. Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, a subsidiary of Shimadzu Corporation, donated several new instruments, including a mass spectrometer that is capable of analyzing samples with a high degree of accuracy and unmatched speed. Through this partnership, state-of-the-art equipment for pharmaceutical analysis is available to students, faculty and members of the corporate sector, all with the support of trained and knowledgeable experts in the area of pharmaceutical research.  

Last Updated: 10/9/20