Medicinal Chemistry

Medicinal chemistry is essential at every stage of drug discovery and early development. Medicinal chemists play a leading role from the initial conceptualization of a drug discovery project, intellectual property and patent reviews, chemical synthesis for hit generation and optimization, scale-up and clinical trial support. McArthur and Associates provides medicinal chemistry consulting services to venture capital organizations and the biopharmaceutical industry.

  • Preclinical drug discovery project evaluation
  • Patent strategies
  • Chemistry due diligence
  • Hit generation, evaluation, validation
  • Hit-to-lead and lead optimization strategies
  • Setting-up and evaluation of medicinal chemistry and laboratory facilities
  • Discovery and co-invention of novel molecular intellectual property
  • Due diligence of novel computational technology