Brian Scott Blagg

School of Pharmacy - Medicinal Chemistry
Primary office:
Malott Hall
Room 5047
University of Kansas
1251 Wescoe Hall Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045

Professor Brian Blagg earned a B.A. in chemistry and environmental studies in 1994 from Sonoma State University and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry in 1999 from the University of Utah. In 2002, Blagg completed an NIH Postdoctoral Fellow at The Scripps Research Institute.


Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Utah

B.A., Chemistry and Environmental Studies, Sonoma State University

Research Interests

  • Design, synthesis, and evaluation of Hsp90 inhibitors as anti-cancer agents
  • Biological characterization of Hsp90 inhibitors against colon, breast, and prostate cancers
  • Development of novel chaperone inhibitors/regulators for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases
  • Development of assays for characterization of Hsp90 inhibitors

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