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Ameya Ashish Deshmukh

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Rational Drug Design Methods for the Identification of a Novel Negative Allosteric Modulator of a4b2 Nicotinic Receptors

Ameya Ashish Deshmukh

Ameya Ashish Deshmukh

About the Project: 

Ameya used “rational drug design” to select candidate molecules based on previous research, narrow the list using molecular models, and finally, test these on human cells to identify which compounds show promise for treating nicotine addiction.