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Wang Receives $1.5 Million NIH Award

A new $1.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health will allow a University of Arkansas chemist to develop mathematical models to improve the reliability and efficiency of computer-aided drug design. The research could reduce the cost of drug discovery and lead to improvements in public health. Computer-aided drug design is a critical component of drug discovery and the further development of more efficient, or targeted, pharmaceuticals. However, current models used in these designs have demonstrated  limited accuracy in describing the interactions between drug molecules, their targets and their shared environment. Feng Wang, associate professor of physical chemistry...

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