IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Diagnostics and therapeutics
Level:IHMRI Senior Fellow

Research focus

Development of new peptidic drugs targetting drug resistant pathogenic bacteria. Development of drugs to prevent sporulation in Clostridium difficile to prevent recurrence of infection.
The discovery of new alpha-glucosidase inhibitors as potential antidiabtetic agents.
Natural products chemistry of traditional medicinal plants.

Research projects

Publications and funding

Other roles

  • Editor, Natural Product Communications, 2006-current
  • Associate Editor, Mini Reviews in Organic Chemistry, 2002-current
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Current Organic Synthesis, 2002-current

IHMRI research team

PhD candidates

Yuhan Wendy Cun Development of drugs to prevent sporulation in Clostridium difficile
Jessica Simkins Development of drugs to prevent sporulation in Clostridium difficile