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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: BLRD Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Michael K. Riscoe

Location: Portland, OR
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $233,424
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Dr. Riscoe’s Experimental Chemotherapy laboratory focuses on the discovery, optimization and translational  development  of  antiparasitic  drugs,  especially  drugs  for  treatment  and  prevention  of  malaria,  a  severe  and  potentially  fatal  tropical  disease.  Using  modern  methods  of  drug  design  and  chemical  synthesis  his  laboratory  has successfully created 5 novel antimalarial “chemotypes” with exemplary molecules in each category that are  orally bioavailable and curative i...

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