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UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES


The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

CHRISTOPHER R MCCURDY

MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
PROFESSOR OF MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY AND PHARMACOLOGY, RESEARCH PROFESSOR IN THE RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES, AND CO-DIRECTOR OF THE COBRE CORE-NPN/ADMINISTRATIVE CORE
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419 FASER
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5882
Joined UM: 07/01/2001

Areas of Expertise

  • COMPUTER-AIDED DRUG DESIGN
  • DRUG ABUSE AND DRUG TESTING
  • DRUG DEVELOPMENT ISSUES
  • DRUG DISCOVERY AND DEVELOPMENT
  • DRUG DISCOVERY, NATURAL PRODUCTS
  • DRUGS OF ABUSE
  • MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
  • MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY, DRUG DESIGN
  • MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY, MOLECULAR MODELING
  • MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY, NATURAL PRODUCTS AS MODELS FOR DRUG DESIGN
  • NEUROSCIENCE
  • OPIOID
  • PHARMACOLOGY,DRUG ABUSE AND USE OF AMPHETAMINES,COCAINE AND COCA PASTE
  • PHARMACY
  • PHARMACY, DRUG RESEARCH
  • PHARMACY, NATURAL PRODUCTS AS MODELS FOR DRUG DESIGN
  • PHARMACY, NEW DRUG DISCOVERY
  • PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
  • RATIONAL DRUG DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
  • RATIONAL DRUG-DESIGN
  • RESEARCH - MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY & RATIONAL DRUG DESIGN
  • SIGNALING IN THE BRAIN, HOW ONE NEURON TALKS TO ANOTHER.
  • STRUCTURE-ACTIVITY RELATIONSHIPS (SAR AND QSAR)
  • SUBSTANCE ABUSE
  • SUBSTANCE ABUSE, DRUG ACTION IN THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

Degrees

BS
PHARMACY
OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY/ADA, OHIO (1994)
PHD
MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA/ATHENS, GEORGIA (1998)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee
Curriculum Committee - Sch. of Pharmacy
Other Kind of Committee
University Standing Committee
Resrch & Grad Affairs - Sch of Pharmacy
Other Kind of Committee

Awards

School of Pharmacy, Dean's Advisory Committee Distinguished Teaching Scholar
2005
School of Pharmacy, Dean's Advisory Committee Distinguished Teaching Scholar
2006
School of Pharmacy Faculty Research Award
2007
School of Pharmacy, Dean's Advisory Committee Distinguished Teaching Scholar
2007
School of Pharmacy, Dean's Advisory Committee Distinguished Teaching Scholar
2008
School of Pharmacy Faculty Service Award
2009
School of Pharmacy, Dean's Advisory Committee Distinguished Teaching Scholar
2009
School of Pharmacy, Dean's Advisory Committee Distinguished Teaching Scholar
2010
Faculty Achievement Award
2010
School of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences Teacher of the Year
2010
Pharmaceutical Sciences PY2 Teacher of the Year
2010