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Damian Young

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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.

Center for Drug Discovery

  • Ph.D. Organic Chemistry (2004) North Carolina State University
  • B.S. Chemistry (1998) Howard University
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery, Pharmacology, Pathology and Immunology
Email: damiany@bcm.edu