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The center was founded with a generous gift from School of Pharmacy alumni Mr. Lonnie Moulder and his wife, Sharon. Both were graduates of the Class of 1980. In addition, research seed funds were made available by the Provost of Temple University to recruit a distinguished drug discovery leader to spearhead the center’s efforts. The center’s director and Associate Dean for Research at Temple University School of Pharmacy, Dr. Magid Abou-Gharbia, is a well known leader in the field of drug discovery. Prior to joining Temple University’s Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research in 2008, Dr. Abou-Gharbia was Senior Vice President of Discovery Research at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. In 2015, the Lonnie and Sharon Moulder provided a $5 million endowement to the Moulder Center to support additional exanpansion.  In 2019, the Moulder Center entered its 10th year of operation.  Over the courese of that time the Moulder Center was awarded multiple grants from the NIH and private foundations. In addition, multiple biotechnology start-up companies have been founded based on science developed at the Moulder Center.

Temple University
Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research

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