werbovetz.1@osu.edu

 Werbovetz
Karl A. Werbovetz
PhD
Professor and Chair
Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
332 Parks Hall
Phone: 
614-292-5499

Specializations

  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Antiparasitic Drug discovery and design

Professional Interests

Parasitic diseases have a devastating effect on public health in developing areas of the world. Research in Karl Werbovetz’s group focuses on the discovery and development of new drug candidates against the protozoan parasitic diseases leishmaniasis, trypanosomiasis, and malaria, with most of our recent efforts concentrating on visceral leishmaniasis (VL) and human African trypanosomiasis (HAT).

Honors

  • 2004-2005 Distinguished Teaching Award

Education

  • Postdoctoral, 1996, Johns Hopkins University
  • PhD, 1993, University of Virginia
  • BS, 1988, State University of New York at Binghamton

Recent Publications