Research Triangle Park, NC—F. Ivy Carroll, a Distinguished Fellow for medicinal chemistry at RTI International’s Center for Drug Discovery, has received the annual Achievement Award from the University of West Georgia College of Science & Mathematics, presented by the UWG Alumni Association and Board of Directors.
Carroll has had a long and distinguished career at RTI. He helped develop a diagnostic agent for Parkinson's disease, as well as various compounds for the treatment of for cocaine and nicotine addictions and central nervous system disorders.
In addition, he has published more than 521 peer-reviewed publications, 34 book chapters and 51 patents; has over 20 current patent applications; and was inducted in 2007 into the American Chemical Society Medicinal Chemistry Hall of Fame. Carroll also received the 2010 North Carolina Award in Science and the 2012 Alfred Burger Award in Medicinal Chemistry from the American Chemical Society.
“I am delighted to be recognized for my accomplishments with RTI, and even happier that my work has had a positive impact on the lives of so many people,” Carroll said.