Pavel Petukhov, PhD

Title & Department

Professor

Pharmaceutical Sciences

College of Pharmacy

Research Program

Translational Oncology Program (TO)

Phone: 312-996-4174

Email: pap4@uic.edu

Research in Dr. Petukhov laboratory is focused on (1) the discovery, computational design, synthesis, and preclinical studies of novel small molecule compounds as therapeutics for a variety of diseases and conditions and (2) development of novel chemical tools and approaches to study epigenetic "erasers" histone deacetylases (HDACs). Current projects focus on discovery of novel small molecule therapeutics for the treatment of schistosomiasis (TGR, HDAC8), acute myeloid leukemia (HDAC8), chronic hepatitis B virus infections (HDAC5), and migraine (HDAC6).

Education

PhD, Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry

Disease Focus

Breast; Hematologic; Liver

Research Keywords

Medicinal Chemistry; Computer-aided Drug Design; Virtual Screening; Histone Deacetylase; Photoreactive Probes; Drug Discovery; Thioredoxin Glutathione Reductase; Small Molecule Therapeutics

Additional Language(s)

Russian

Published Research

PubMed Search

Other Link(s)

Department Webpage

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