Centre for Medicinal Chemistry

Welcome to the Centre for Medicinal Chemistry

The Centre for Medicinal Chemistry (CMC) is a research centre associated with the Faculty of Science at the University of Wollongong and the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute. The CMC is committed to medical research aspiring to expand our understanding of the molecular origins and mechanisms of disease and thus develop novel, potent pharmaceutical agents.

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Its Official! UOW Medicinal Chemistry Research is World Class

The last Australian Government assessment of Australian University research has ranked the Medicinal Chemistry Research at UOW as being World Class.  This outstanding achievement is a direct result of the high standard of medicinal chemistry outputs by our Chief Investigators, Research Fellows and Postgraduate students - Congratulations.  Further, research outputs by members of our Centre also contributed to the World Class ranking for Organic Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry, emphasising the diversity of our research.