Marya Lieberman

Chemistry and Biochemistry

210 Stepan Chemistry
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Professor of Chemistry

  • Low-quality medicines
  • Fake pharmaceuticals
  • Counterfeit drug detection

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How Tainted Chemo Wound Up in Pediatric Cancer Wards


Marya Lieberman is a chemistry professor at the University of Notre Dame. She has blue hair, a refrigerator full of chemo drugs and obvious enthusiasm for the intricacies of lab testing. Over the years she’d heard about issues with the quality of chemo drugs in low-income countries.

New test in the works to catch defective cancer drugs

Now, researchers led by Professor Marya Lieberman of the University of Notre Dame have made the drug a focus of their work developing devices that flag poor-quality medicines.

Politics Could Imperil Probe of Narco Access to U.S. Chemicals

Marya Lieberman, a professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, agreed that safety concerns would likely be a deal killer.

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