Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
m [dot] schulte [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.596.8903
Dr. Schulte earned a B.S. degree from St. John’s University, Collegeville, MN and a Ph.D. from the University of MN. He was a post-doctoral fellow in Dr. Michael White’s laboratory at the Medical College of Pennsylvania (now...
a [dot] adejar [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.596.8944
My group is interested in the areas of design and synthesis of small organic molecules to probe neurodegeneration. We are also interested in in vitro models of drug absorption and ability to cross blood brain barrier; drug...
Director, Graduate Program in Pharmacology/Toxicology
b [dot] chen [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.596.7481
My research focus on targeting tumor blood vessels for cancer therapy. We are particularly interested in using photo-active drugs(photosensitizers) to modify tumor vascular function. Current research projects include characterizing blood vessel...
Director, Undergraduate Program in Pharmaceutical Science
a [dot] dmello [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.596.8941
Dr. D’mello holds a doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh and a B.Pharm from the University of Bombay. His research examines the long-term effects of insults during pregnancy and lactation on drug metabolism, pharmacokinetics and...
Director, Industrial Pharmacy Laboratory
p [dot] gupta [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.895.1141
Dr. Gupta has spent nearly 26 years at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in controlled drug delivery systems, pharmaceutical solutions, drug stability, drug diffusion and pharmaceutical rate...
p [dot] harvis [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.596.8979
My research interests are primarily concerned with the effects of metabolism on the biological activity of chemicals (including drugs) to which humans and other mammals may be exposed. Although metabolism usually results in the formation of...
j [dot] holaska [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.596.7153
Dr. Holaska's research program focuses on understanding how proteins within the nuclear envelope regulate genomic organization and gene expression and how mutations in these proteins result in disease. The nuclear envelope surrounds the...
Founding Director, Personalized Medicine & Targeted Therapeutics
a [dot] issa [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215-596-7033
Amalia M. Issa, PhD, MPH, FCPP is a pharmacologist and internationally renowned scientist in the field of personalized genomic medicine (precision medicine). Dr. Issa was one of the first scientists to develop a new and unique area of health...
Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Education
j [dot] jasmin [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215-596-8512
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k [dot] jonnal [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.596.8942
Dr. Jonnalagadda earned a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska and a B.Pharm. from BIT, in India. He studies the design, characterization and modeling of polymeric biomaterials for specific pharmaceutical applications, including solid dosage...
Director of Undergraduate Pharmacology/Toxicology Program
zh [dot] li [at] usciences [dot] edu | 267.295.3105
Dr. Li's research interest on biopharmaceutics is to utilize human endogenous proteins as carriers for drug formulation, targeting and delivery. He has developed a human serum albumin-based platform to create recombinant albumins that can...
i [dot] mercier [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215-596-7151
Breast and prostate cancers continue to be the most commonly diagnosed cancers among Americans. My laboratory focuses on the characterization and molecular targeting of key proteins involved in breast and prostate tumorigenesis, using both in...
c [dot] moore [at] usciences [dot] edu | 267.295.3180
Manager, Industrial Pharmacy Laboratory
j [dot] moore [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.596.8987
Mr. Moore studies the formulation and product development in many of the more common pharmaceutical dosage forms, including tablets, capsules, semi-solid ointments and other forms.
Assistant Dean of Curricula and Assessment, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
d [dot] morel [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.895.1123
Dr. Morel's research seeks to understand the mechanisms by which oxidative and nitrative species contribute to changes in cellular function in chronic disease, and how dietary components or antioxidants may protect against these changes.
Director of Industrial Pharmacy
Director, Graduate Pharmaceutics Program
s [dot] neau [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.596.8825
Dr. Neau earned a PhD and MS from the University of Michigan, and a BS and BA from Eastern Michigan University. He studies pharmaceutical applications of polymeric materials in the analysis and delivery of drugs, with an emphasis on the use of...
c [dot] ofner [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.596.8881
Dr. Ofner has been a professor of pharmaceutics in the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia since 1987. His responsibilities include teaching courses in pharmacy, pharmaceutical chemistry and...
a [dot] suryanarayanan [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215-596-7152
Dr. Suryanarayanan earned her bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from the University of Mumbai, India. She subsequently earned her PhD degree from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks and completed postdoctoral fellowships at the University of...
r [dot] tchao [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.596.8978
Dr. Tchao earned a PhD from the University of Manchester and a BS from the University of Nottingham, both in England. He studies the role of desmosomes in tumor cell motility and invasion, and the development of in-vitro assays as alternatives...
Associate Dean, College of Graduate Studies
Associate Director, Office of Research Administration
s [dot] tejani [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.596.8594
Dr. Tejani-Butt has conducted numerous research projects that have focused on the general area of Neuropsychopharmacology and include, among others: Role of Central Monoaminergic Systems in Psychiatric Disorders, Thyroid Axis Hormones, Animal...