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Judy Sakanari, PhD

Sakanari
Adjunct Professor

As a parasitologist I am interested in developing drugs to treat parasitic diseases that affect millions of people worldwide. I work with a number of collaborators to identify drug candidates using a multifaceted screening funnel and to develop innovative tools to accelerate the discovery of novel drugs.

Teaching old drugs new tricks at the Small Molecule Discovery Center: Arthritis drug could treat dysentery

The UCSF School of Pharmacy’s Small Molecule Discovery Center (SMDC) provided a key assist to researchers seeking to repurpose existing drugs to treat the worldwide scourge of amoebic dysentery.