Penn Chemistry Represented in ACS Medicinal Chemistry Hall of Fame

Incoming Professor of Practice Donna Huryn is one of three scholars that has been inducted into the American Chemical Society Division of Medicinal Chemistry Hall of Fame. Joining her this year is Penn Chemistry alum Joel Barrish, currently a Venture Partner at RA Ventures focusing on new company creation in Biotech. 

The ACS MedChem Hall of Fame was established to acknowledge the many contributions made by outstanding scientists to the field of medicinal chemistry. Other Hall of Famers with Penn Chemistry connections include former Professor Ralph F. Hirschmann and department alumni Magid About-Gharbia and Ruth Wexler.