MedKoo is a chemistry based small biotech business with a major focus on chemical synthesis of small molecule drugs discovered by other scientists. All of our products are supplied as chemical reagents in pure form, and are intended for scientific research use only. At this moment, MedKoo does NOT supply GMP, DMF or ISO certified products. Moreover, MedKoo also does not provide any controlled substances. MedKoo is NOT a FDA approved manufacturer, therefore, our products cannot be used for clinical trials or disease treatment.
MedKoo was founded in 2009 by Dr. Qingqi Chen, who obtained a PhD 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 starting at MedKoo, Dr. Chen was a distinguished professor at the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Zhongshan University (Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China). Dr. Chen also held senior positions in several pharmaceutical companies in USA, where he made some contributions to the R&D of several FDA approved drugs. Dr. Chen has a strong interest in new drug discovery, drug synthesis, medicinal chemistry, who has published over 100 papers, submitted 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 stragetic collaborators in RTP, North Carolina who can synthesize highly-challenge bioactive molecules. MedKoo has also established a very comprehensive and highly efficient supply network, which allows us to offer biochemical products from mgs to kilograms at the most competive prices. Note: We have some partners and suppliers in China, however, we do not have a branch in China. Therefore orders will not be shipped from China to customers. All orders, technical support and customer services are being handled by our USA headquarter. All orders are being shipped from our company in North Carolina, USA. 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". The prouncation of "Koo" is close to Chinese word "库” , which means a big stockroom. MedKoo literally means "large stock inventory of medicines".