Pardeep Gupta PhD

Pardeep Gupta PhD

Professor of Pharmaceutics


BS (Panjab)

MS (Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science)

PhD (Wisconsin)

Research Interests

Drug delivery systems, controlled drug delivery, peptide and protein delivery, iInteraction of peptides and proteins with lipid and biomembranes.


Dr. Gupta has spent nearly 12 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 processes. Before coming to USP, he was a teaching assistant at University of Wisconsin, where he received his doctorate degree.

For the past 10 years, he has focused his academic research on the transport properties of biological membranes.  His research involves studies on the membrane fluidity modulation in cell culture systems, development of vesicles as model systems for biomembranes and the interaction of peptides with phospholipid and biological membranes.  He has also exhibited his expertise through several book chapters he authored, including "Oral Drug Delivery" in Treatise on Controlled Release Technology, "Bioadhesives/Mucoadhesives" in Drug Delivery to the Gastrointestinal Tract in Bioadhesive Drug Delivery Systems, and "Solubility Phenomenon" in Remington's Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Dr. Gupta is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society and the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists.

Contact Information

Office location: Robert McNeil Graduate Study and Research Center Room 103
Mailing address: Box 80
University of Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
Office Phone: 215.895.1141

p [dot] gupta [at] usciences [dot] edu