• Moulder Center represented at MEMBS 2017

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Magid Abou-Gharbia served as one of three keynote speakers at the 4th annual Middle East Molecular Biology Congress and Exhibition held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi  at the Zayed University Convention Center.

  • ChemSpec LTD. Donates $18,000 to the Moulder Center

    Philadelphia, PA – December 16th, 2020.  Ben Jones of ChemSpec, LTD presented a check in the amount of $18,000 to the Moulder Center to support its educational and research mission.  The funds were generated through tenth Annual Chemspec Events/ Spec Chem Magazine Scholarship Golf Outing, held on Monday, May 15th, 2020 at Manufacturers' Golf & CC in Fort Washington, PA.  Over the last ten years, this event has provided over $150,000 in funding for the Moulder Center.

  • Moulder Center Scientists Celebrate Entrepreneurial Success at the Temple Innovation Gala

    Scientist and staff from the Moulder Center celebrated the launch of three new biotech start-up companies at the Temple Innovation Gala at The Kimmel Center’s Rooftop Hamilton Garden.  This event was hosted by Temple University President, Richard M. Englert, and the Vice President for Research, Michele Masucci, and served to honor Temple University's top inventors and their on-going research initiatives. 

  • Moulder Center at Chemspec Europe!!

    The Moulder Center presents its capabiities at ChemSpec Europe in Munich Germany, May 31st to June 2nd, 2017.

  • Dr. Salim Merali
    TUSP Research Receives National and International Media Coverage

    Dr. Salim Merali led a team of researchers who have shown that binge eating may lead to type 2 diabetes.

  • Abou-Gharbia receiving Grand Hamadan Award
    Magid Abou-Gharbia receives Grand Hamadan Award

    The award was presented by Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum in recognition of Abou-Gharbia’s outstanding contributions in medicinal chemistry and drug discovery.

  • Temple University School of Pharmacy Alumni Lonnie and Sharon Moulder
    Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research endowed with $5 million pledge

    Temple University School of Pharmacy alumni Lonnie and Sharon Moulder are continuing their commitment to the Moulder Center by pledging $5 million to endow the center

  • American Chemical Society’s 2014 Heroes of Chemistry award recipient Magid Abou-Gharbia
    ACS 2014 Heroes of Chemistry

    Magid Abou-Gharbia, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, was 1 of 5 former Wyeth scientists to be honored with the American Chemical Society’s 2014 Heroes of Chemistry award for the discovery of Effexor.

  • Lab technician preparing equipment
    Medicinal Chemistry: The Art of Drug Discovery

    Experience life at the Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research

  • Janus Automated Workstations (Varipsan and MDT)
    High Throughput Screening Laboratories

    Janus platforms to support our research.

  • book cover of Basic Principles of Drug Discovery and Development
    Basic Principles of Drug Discovery and Development Published by Dr. Benjamin E Blass

    A new textbook that presents the multifaceted process of identifying a new drug in the modern era.

The Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research was dedicated on May 14, 2009 and is currently home to a talented and enthusiastic group of scientists. The team is dedicated to facilitating collaborative research efforts to support the discovery and development of novel therapeutic agents to improve the health and life of patients. The Moulder Center serves as a multidisciplinary research hub for the further development of scientific discoveries identified by Temple University faculty and scientists, enabling their research to move beyond the lab and into the broader research community. In addition, the Moulder Center’s unique capabilities and experienced scientists actively pursue collaborative research opportunities with external collaborators in the academic community and industrial partners both in the U.S. and abroad.


Temple University
Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research

Temple University School of Pharmacy
3307 N Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140