Medical Chemistry

Graduate School of Medical Science
Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine



We belong to chemical department in a medical school, and take advantage of such unique environment in our researches. We design and prepare new products based on organic and synthetic chemistry, utilize life science and basic medical science in their functional evaluation using cells and animals, and finally establish technologies useful for researches, disease prevention and therapy.


Mr. Victor Marx, a exchange student, joined our laboratory.

A article, Development of delivery carriers for plasmid DNA by conjugation of a helical template to oligoarginine, authored by M. Oba, et. al., was published in Bioorganic Medicainal Chemistry.

Ms. Horii Nao, a research assistant, joined our laboratory.

Ms. Nessa Naseratun, a research scientist, and Ms. Mochizuki Erika, a research assistant, joined our laboratory.

Dr. Yokoo received Seiren Award

Dr. Yokoo received an award from ENT M Dr. Asano Noboru & Teruko Fund Medical Basic Research Grant

A paper published in Organic Letters was selected as a Supplementary Cover.