University of Nebraska Medical Center

Yuxiang Dong, PhD

Research Associate Professor


Yuxiang Dong
Research Activities/Interests
Our research interests are in the discovery and development of new drug candidates against the parasitic diseases such as malaria, schistosomiasis, and trypanosomiasis. In addition, our research areas include design and synthesis of novel anticancer and antibacterial agents. Furthermore, our efforts are focused on development and optimization of chemical reactions and processes.
Teaching Activities
Dr. Dong is currently pursuing teaching opportunities in the areas of Medicinal Chemistry and Organic Chemistry.