2017 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year Laurence Hurley, PhDByAZBio
Published: 2017-10-13 03:08:00
Laurence Hurley, PhD, is the Howard Schaeffer Chair in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and director of the UA BIO5 College of Pharmacy Drug Discovery and Development Program. He also is a research member of the UA Cancer Center, among other roles. He is the leading authority on the identification of small molecule therapeutic agents that target DNA quadruplexes, which are unique four-stranded DNA structures that control gene expression.