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Name: Dr. Yangmei Li
Phone: 803-777-0849
Campus: Columbia
College: Pharmacy
Department: Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences
Building: CLS 617
Position: Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Design and synthesis of novel chemical compounds for use in biological systems; potential therapeutic applications of the compounds for the treatment of drug abuse, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, and infectious diseases; a safer and more potent pain modulator without the undesired side effects such as respiratory depression, dependence, and addiction; G protein-biased ligands that only engage the G protein signaling pathway without activating ?-arrestins at the opioid receptors. Such ligand will produce more potent and safer analgesia than the traditional analgesics
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