The Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research
at the Cruciform Building
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Dr Edith Chan
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Computational Drug Design

My reserach interest covers all spectrum of Molecular Modelling, Computational Chemistry, Cheminformatics, Bioinformatics, and Database management.

Some of the current research projects are shown below.

Cheminformatics Databases

Molecular Modelling

Drug Discovery


Drug Design, MSc and MRes
Established from 2010, this course is an in depth study of modern drug design methods from bioinformatics to molecular modeling and fragment based drug design. Sections on intellectual property and marketing provide a solid background for anyone considering a career in the pharmaceutical and health industries.

Selected Publications

Aldeghi M, Malhotra S, Selwood DL, Chan AWE. Two and Three-dimensional Rings in Drugs. Chemical Biology & Drug Design (2014) 83, 450-461.

Chan AWE, Laskowski RA, Selwood DL. Chemical fragments that hydrogen bond to Asp, Glu, Arg, and His side chains in protein binding sites. J Med Chem. (2010) 53, 3086-94.

Academic Career

2009 - present Senior Fellow, WIBR

1999 - 2008 Associate Director, Molecular Design, Inpharmatics/BioFocus, UK

1994 - 1999 Senior Research Scientist, Sanofi, USA

1991 - 1994 Senior Scentist, Italfarmaco, Italy

1991 - PhD, Cornell University, USA