Faculty Member – Gaungrong Zheng

Gaungrong Zheng, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office: Biomed II, Room 140-2B
Phone: 501-526-6787
FAX: 501-526-6599
E-mail: GZheng@uams.edu

Education & Training

1995 BS, Medicinal Chemistry
School of Pharmacy
Fudan University, Shanghai, China

2000 PhD, Organic Chemistry
Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China

2003 Postdoc, Medicinal Chemistry
Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy
University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

Teaching Responsibilities

Instructor, Medicinal and Natural Product Chemistry (PHSC 4254)
Instructor, Pharmacology II (PHSC 4134)
Instructor, Medicinal Chemistry for Graduate Students (PHSC 5013)
Instructor, Clinical and Pharmaceutical Analysis (PHSC 6313)

Research & Scholarly Interests

Discover and develop senolytic agents (small molecules that can selectively kill senescent cells) as potential “anti-aging” drugs; Discover and develop radioprotective agents to improve the outcome of cancer radiotherapy or as radiation counter-measure agents.; Discover and develop anticancer drugs; Development of new treatments for drug addictions.


Curriculum Vitae