MedKoo is a global leading lab-drug supplier. It was founded in 2009 by Dr. Qingqi Chen, who obtained a Ph.D. in synthetic chemistry from Peking University, and received postdoctoral trainings at Johannes-Kepler University Linz (with Dr. Heinz Falk), University of Nevada Reno (with Dr. David Lightner), and University of British Columbia (with Dr. David Dolphin). Dr. Chen is currently the President and CEO of MedKoo. Prior to joining MedKoo, Dr. Chen was a distinguished professor at the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Zhongshan University (Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China) and a distinguished professor at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Beijing, China). Dr. Chen also held senior positions in several pharmaceutical companies in USA, where he made contributions to the R&D of several FDA approved drugs. Dr. Chen has a strong interest in new drug discovery and has published over 100 papers, over 20 patent applications, and authorized or co-authorized 11 books, which were related to new drug discovery, drug synthesis and drug patents.
MedKoo has organic synthesis laboratories in North Carolina, USA which can handle the synthesis of highly-challenge drugs. MedKoo also has several manufacturing partners and out-sourcing partners in China, which allow us to provide biochemical products from mgs to kilograms at most competive prices. Note: our facilities in China do not handle any orders, tech/customer support. All orders and technical and customer supports are being handled by our USA headquarter. For a brief description of our products, please click this link: About MedKoo products
MedKoo was originated from the combination of two words: "Medicine" and "Koo". In Chinese, "Koo" "库” means big stockroom. MedKoo literally means "large stock inventory of medicines".