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Dr. Donald J. Abraham

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Emeritus Professor

Phone: (804) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: d***@***.edu
Virginia Commonwealth University
1001 East Broad Street PO Box 980471
Richmond , Virginia 23298
United States

Company Description: About VCU and the VCU Medical Center: Located on two downtown campuses in Richmond, Va., Virginia Commonwealth University is ranked nationally by the Carnegie...   more
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Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Ph.D.
  • BS degree , Chemistry
    Penn State University
  • Ph.D. degree
    Purdue
63 Total References
Web References
Allos
www.allos.com, 15 April 2004 [cached]
Donald J. Abraham, Ph.D.Chairman of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University
Donald J. Abraham, Ph.D. is a founder of Allos and has served as a member of our Board of Directors since our inception in 1992.He has been a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University since 1988.From 1972 to 1988, he was a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh.Dr. Abraham received his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Purdue University.He currently is Director of the Institute for Structural Biology and Drug Discovery at the Virginia Commonwealth University.
AesRx – Strategic Advisory Board
www.aesrx.com, 19 May 2014 [cached]
Donald J. Abraham, Ph.D.
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Donald J. Abraham, Ph.D. Professor Abraham is an inventor of Aes-103. He is a Professor in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He was Chairman of the Department from 1988-2002. Professor Abraham is also Director of VCU's Institute of Structural Biology and Drug Discovery. In addition, Professor Abraham is a visiting research scientist at the Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England. Prior to joining VCU, Professor Abraham was Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh as well as Directory of the University's Drug Design and Development Program. He has won numerous prizes including: American Chemical Society's Innovator of the Year; Virginia Biotechnology Association's Educator of the Year; and Virginia Science Museum - Virginia Outstanding Scientist of the Year.
Professor Abraham has authored numerous peer review publications and was Editor of the 6th Edition of Berger's Medicinal Chemistry. He has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Professor Abraham received a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Purdue University, an M.S. in Organic Chemistry from Marshall University and a B.S. in Chemistry from Pennsylvania State University.
AesRx – Clinical Advisory Board
www.aesrx.com, 15 Mar 2010 [cached]
Donald J. Abraham, Ph.D. Clinical Advisory Board Professor Abraham is an inventor of Aes-103. He is a Professor in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He was Chairman of the Department from 1988-2002. Professor Abraham is also Director of VCU's Institute of Structural Biology and Drug Discovery. In addition, Professor Abraham is a visiting research scientist at the Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England. Prior to joining VCU, Professor Abraham was Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh as well as Directory of the University's Drug Design and Development Program. He has won numerous prizes including: American Chemical Society's Innovator of the Year; Virginia Biotechnology Association's Educator of the Year; and Virginia Science Museum - Virginia Outstanding Scientist of the Year.
Professor Abraham has authored numerous peer review publications and was Editor of the 6th Edition of Berger's Medicinal Chemistry. He has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Professor Abraham received a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Purdue University, an M.S. in Organic Chemistry from Marshall University and a B.S. in Chemistry from Pennsylvania State University.
Virginia BioTechnology Research Park
www.vabiotech.com, 16 Mar 2009 [cached]
A friend gave me a computer game to play to pass the time that I spent recovering in bed. Since then I have had a dream of using game playing -- not just for amusement, but to teach science," says Donald Abraham, Ph.D., co-founder of kSERO, professor of Medicinal Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University and director of VCU's Institute for Structural Biology and Drug Discovery.
kSERO is a life science company based at the Virginia BioTechnology Research Park that works with scientists and educators to create games, books and programs. The company was launched in 2002 by Abraham and Susan Hardwicke, Ph.D., who also founded Richmond-based Edutest, Inc.
About kSERO
www.cognitivepix.com, 22 April 2005 [cached]
kSERO Corporation was founded in 2002 at the Virginia Biotechnology Research Park in Richmond, VA. Founders are Dr. Susan Hardwicke, a psychologist who pioneered online educational testing, Dr. Donald Abraham, a renowned science educator, and Ronald Wright, founder of NeuroScan, a neuroscience-based measurement and scanning systems company.
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Donald J. Abraham, Ph. D
Founder
Donald J. Abraham, Ph.D
Founder of kSERO Corporation, Inc.
Dr. Abraham is professor of medicinal chemistryat the School of Pharmacy and director of the Institute of Structural Biology and Drug Discovery at Virginia Commonwealth University.He is co-founder and director of kSERO Corporation where he brings expertise as a scientist and educator.
Dr. Abraham is recognized internationally for his break-through work in drug discovery and structural biology.The institute, which he conceived, is one of the first in the U.S. to integrate structural biology and drug discovery in one location.He co-developed a new non-Newtonian based computational program to understand and predict interaction energies between large and small molecules with proteins, DNA, and receptors.
Dr. Abraham is also an affiliate professor in the departments of Pharmacology and Toxology, Biomedical Engineering, Physics and Biochemistry, and Molecular Biophysics.He founded Allos Theraputics, Inc. where he raised $90 million in its IPO and co-founded eduSoft, LLC, which develops drug design software.
Dr. Abraham received his Ph.D in organic chemistry at Perdue University and earned a postdoctoral degree in medicinal chemistry at the University of Virginia.His awards include:
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