“New Approaches to Neuro-Oncology and Neuroscience Drug Discovery: Addressing Drug Failure and Improving Outcomes”

Venkata Mahidhar Yenugonda, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Translational Experimental Therapeutics Research Program lectured at the neurosurgery & neurology monthly seminar series presented by Cedars Sinai.

He has significant small molecule drug discovery and delivery experience in the fields of oncology and neuroscience. His research and technical expertise have led to the creation of several small molecules that show therapeutic promise in a range of disease areas and are currently in various stages of development.

Disease area’s include:

  1. Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Adult and Pediatric brand Cancer, and Liver Cancer
  2. Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Aging
  3. Central Nervous System Disorders such as Alcohol and Nicotine Addiction