National Biofilms Innovation Centre

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Fadi Soukarieh

Research Fellow, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences



Fadi obtained his Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences from Damascus University in 2006, and his PhD in Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Design from the University of Nottingham in 2014 under the supervision of Professor Peter Fischer. He then worked as a research fellow on an anticancer drug discovery project targeting CDK9, and on a multinational project (SENBIOTAR) for the discovery of new antipseudomonal and antivirulence agents.

He joined NBIC in January 2019 and is currently focusing on the management and detection of biofilm using Medicinal Chemistry tools and approaches. This includes virtual and HTS screening of compound libraries, design and synthesis of small molecules and hybrid and prodrugs with enhanced permeability profiles, and repurposing of FDA approved drugs.

National Biofilms Innovation Centre

The University of Nottingham
CBS building
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 9515036