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Pharmaceutics Faculty/Staff

FACULTY

Tamara Minko, PhD
Distinguished Professor and Chair
William Levine Hall, Rm 214
Phone: (848) 445 6348
Email: minko@rci.rutgers.edu
Research focus: Nanotechnology-based delivery
of drugs, siRNA, antisense oligonucleotides, and
peptides for treatment and imaging.

   
John L. Colaizzi, PhD, RPh
University Professor
William Levine Hall, Rm 414
Phone: (848) 445 6816
Email: jlcolaiz@rci.rutgers.edu
   
 

Olga Garbuzenko
Assistant Research Professor
William Levine Hall, Rm 201
Phone: (848) 445 6409
Email: olgagar@rci.rutgers.edu
Research focus: liposomal delivery of siRNA, antisense oligonucleotides, and drugs for
cancer treatment and imaging. 

   

Arash Hatefi , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics
William Levine Hall, Rm 222
Phone: (848) 445 6366
Email: ahatefi@pharmacy.rutgers.edu

   
   
Leonid Kagan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor 
Department of Pharmaceutics
William Levine Hall, Room 220
Phone: 848-445-6365 Fax: 732-445-3134
Research focus: Investigation of interactions between biological systems and therapeutic
agents, with an emphasis on analgesics and anticancer biotherapeutics
   

Ah-Ng Tony Kong, PhD
Glaxo Endowed Chair in Pharmaceutics
and Graduate Director
William Levine Hall, Rm 226
Phone: (848) 445 6369/8
Email: kongt@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
Research focus: Pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenomics and pharmacodynamics of
dietary cancer chemopreventive phytochemicals, Nrf2-mediated signaling of
anti-redox/oxidative stress response, and epigenetics/epigenomics.

   

Bozena Michniak-Kohn, PhD
Professor
Life Sciences Bldg, Rm 109
Phone: (732) 445 3589
Email: michniak@biology.rutgers.edu
Research focus: Topical and transdermal drug delivery,
bioengineered skin models, drug delivery carriers,
nanospheres, dermatopharmaceutics.

   
Patrick J Sinko, PhD
Parke-Davis Chair in Pharmaceutics & Drug Delivery
and Associate Vice President for Research
Professor II
William Levine Hall, Rm 225C
Phone: (848) 445-6398
Email: sinko@rci.rutgers.edu
Research focus: Mechanisms and applications
of biopharmaceutics and polymers to drug delivery
and targeting in the therapeutic areas of AIDS,
chemical counterterrorism, and cancer.
   
  Zoltan Szekely, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
William Levine Hall, Rm 225
(848) 445 6829
Email: zoltan@rci.rutgers.edu
Research Focus: Drug discovery and delivery for cancer and HIV
   
Guofeng You, PhD
Distinguished Professor
William Levine Hall, Rm 218
Phone: (848) 445 6349
Email: gyou@rci.rutgers.edu
Research focus: To elucidate the molecular and
functional characteristics of drug/xenobiotic transporters,
their implications in human physiology and diseases,
and their applications to drug therapy.
   

Xiaoping Zhang, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
William Levine Hall, Rm 016
(848) 445 6838
Email: xzhang@rci.rutgers.edu
Research focus: Targeted drug delivery and its intracellular fate.


LECTURER 

  Pinal Patel, PharmD
Lecturer
Phone: (732) 445 3831
Email: pinalpatelrph@gmail.com
Coordinates Pharmaceutics compounding lab  
   

STAFF

 

Hui Pung
Administrative Assistant
William Levine Hall, Rm 228
(848) 445 6369
Email: huipung@pharmacy.rutgers.edu

   
  Marianne Shen
Business Specialist
William Levine Hall, Rm 222
(848) 445 6344
Email: mshen@rci.rutgers.edu
   
 

Sharana Taylor
Secretarial Assistant III
William Levine Hall, Rm 213
(848) 445 6346
Email: staylo@pharmacy.rutgers.edu