Grant Received: Aleem Gangjee

The Duquesne University School of Pharmacy and Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences announced yesterday a $380,747 grant received by Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Adrian Van Kaam Chair in Scholarly Excellence, Dr. Aleem Gangjee.

The National Institutes of Health – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases grant funds the fifth year of research of Pneumocystis Jirovecii Targeted Antiopportunistic Agents and brings the total award to $1.88 million.

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