Pharmaceutics Faculty

Adeboye Adejare PhD
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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 targeting;...
Bin Chen PhD

Director, Graduate Program in Pharmacology/Toxicology

Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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...
Anil D'mello PhD

Director, Undergraduate Program in Pharmaceutical Science

Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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...
Pardeep Gupta PhD

Director, Industrial Pharmacy Laboratory

Burroughs Wellcome Professor of Pharmaceutics

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...
Amalia M. Issa, PhD, MPH, FCPP

Founding Director, Personalized Medicine & Targeted Therapeutics

Professor of Health Policy and Public Health Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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...
Kamal Jonnalagadda PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics

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 forms...
Zhiyu Li, PhD
Zhiyu Li PhD

Director of Undergraduate Pharmacology/Toxicology Program

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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...
Steven Neau PhD

Director of Industrial Pharmacy
Director, Graduate Pharmaceutics Program

Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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...
 Clyde M. Ofner III PhD
Clyde M. Ofner III PhD
Professor of Pharmaceutics

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 pharmaceutical...
Dina Patel
Adjunct Research Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics610.270.5626
Aniruddha M. Railkar
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics
Rodney J Wigent PhD
Research Professor of Pharmaceutics Professor of Chemistry

r [dot] wigent [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215-596-7545

Expertise: Graduate Education, University Administration, Research Administration, Thermodynamics, Chemical Kinetics, Pharmaceutics (Drug Delivery), Electrolyte Solutions, Effect of Water on Drug Excipients and Biological Systems Trained as a...