• Randy Shaver


    NBC/KARE11 News: How an eye scan could catch Alzheimer's early

    Watch the video by Heidi Wigdahl: Click Here

  • KSTP-Dan Gilchrest

    Profs Vince and More featured on KSTP-5 Eyewitness News

    Camera at U of M may help researchers detect early signs of Alzheimer's. For the news report by Ellen Galles and to watch the video: Click Here

  • Photo by Susan Kirby-Smith
    Photo by Susan Kirby-Smith

    Prof Christine Salomon's lecture brings large crowd

    Prof Christine Salomon's lecture 'Tales from the underground: Searching for biocontrol treatments for white nose syndrome in bats' drew a big crowd at University of North Carolina. Read More

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    CDD signs a licensing agreement for its technology for early detection of Alzheimer's disease

    Center for Drug Design (College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota) has signed an agreement to collaborate with medical imaging startup RetiSpec to commercialize the technology for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. Read More

Message from the Director

Robert Vince

Robert Vince, PhD

The Center for Drug Design (CDD) was created to combine research and scholarship leading to the development of novel drugs for therapeutic applications, such as HIV, cancer, neurological diseases, dermatological agents, infectious diseases, novel processes, and medical devices. The Center for Drug Design combines the best of academic tradition along with an expectation of innovation and independence, and provides significant value  for our academic and research community.

Detecting Alzheimer's with an Eye Exam: Video

Detecting Alzheimer's with an Eye Exam