My research interests are in the area of drug discovery focusing on both organic synthesis and structure-activity relationships. I usually perform the organic synthesis work. We have synthesized novel compounds having indole/benzimidazole/thiazolidinedione ring systems and evaluated their antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anticancer activities. We have also conducted structure-activity studies of retinoidal and melatonergic compounds. Currently, I am working on several projects including syntheses of novel NMDA receptor antagonists for treatment of Alzheimer disease, and syntheses of novel radiosensitizers for anticancer activity and syntheses and characterization of carbon nanotubes for drug delivery.

Prof. Dr. Zeynep ATEŞ-ALAGÖZ
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy,
06100, Tandogan-Ankara, TURKEY

Phone: +90 (312) 203 3078
Fax: +90 (312) 213 1081
Web: http://pharmacy.ankara.edu.tr/~zates

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