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Ellis, Keith C., Ph.D.

  • Program Developmental Therapeutics
  • Department
    Associate Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy
  • Phone 804-828-4490
 
Department affiliations
Associate Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy
Education
PhD, University of Virginia, 2004
Disease focus of research

Breast, Ovarian, Colorectal, Pancreatic

Research keywords

Cancer therapy,Cell signaling,Chemical biology,Drug discovery,Epigenetics,Molecular medicine,Signal transduction,Targeted therapies,Translational science

Research description
The Ellis Lab focuses on early-stage lead discovery and drug development for multiple types of solid-tumor cancers. The lab uses medicinal chemistry, chemical biology, synthetic chemistry, and pharmacology techniques to study and discover/develop drugs for multiple types of molecular targets including kinases, transcriptional coregulators, and phosphatases.
Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)
Contact information

Email: kcellis@vcu.edu