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Dr. Xiaodong Ma

Dr. Xiaodong Ma
Assistant Professor
College of Pharmacy
Dalian Medical University

Biography :

Prof. Ma received his Ph. D. in Organic and Medicinal Chemistry from Fudan University in Shanghai, China, in 2012. During that time, he synthesized a great number of HIV-1 inhibitors, and discovered several promising HIV clinical candidates. After working as a chemical R& D engineer in Petro China Co. Ltd. for two years, he became an Assistate Professor at Dalian Medical University, China, in 2014.

Research Interest :

His current research mainly concentrates on the general areas of medicinal chemistry, drug discovery and development, and mechanistic enzymology, with primary efforts on the structure-based design of antiviral and anticancer agents. Until now, he has designed and synthesized a great number of pyrimidine and pyrimidine fused hetercycles as potential HIV-1 RT, EGFRT790M, BTK, JAK3, FAK etc, inhibitors.