wengen wu

Wengen Wu

Boston, MA
Research/Areas of Interest:

My current research projects include design, synthesis, modification and characterization of dipeptidyl peptidase IV inhibitors (especially boronic acid based) for the treatment of diabetes. I am also working on niacin analogues for HDL modulation, and some pro-soft drugs for cancer.


  • BS, Pharmacy, Tongji Medical University School of Pharmacy, Wuhan, PRC
  • PhD, Medicinal Chemistry, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, PRC