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Faculty & Research Interests


Bhaskar Das, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
(718) 488-1101

Education Short Biography

Research Synopsis

New methodologies for carbon-boron bond formation to synthesize boron-containing unnatural amino acids for use in cancer therapy.  Synthesis of chemical libraries of boron-containing agents for use in the treatment of brain cancer and neurodegenerative diseases.  Development of chemical libraries of PET and SPECT imaging agents for non-invasive diagnoses of Alzheimer's disease and brain cancer.  Development of new therapeutic and diagnostic agents for brain cancer, prostate cancer, obesity and cardiovascular diseases. 

Selected Publications


LIU Pharmacy
John M. Pezzuto, Ph.D., D.Sc.