Asfar S. Azmi, PhD


Wayne State University, Detroit

Azmi is an assistant professor in the Department of Oncology at Wayne State University’s School of Medicine. In collaboration with Ramzi Mohammad (below), he has worked extensively in the area of small-molecule-inhibitor drug development. This has led to rapid clinical translation of Selinexor, a new drug in Phase Ib/II trials at Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit.

Azmi has published more than 90 peer-reviewed articles and numerous editorials in journals.