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Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences


 Moji Adeyeye, PhD

Department Chair
Professor of Pharmaceutics

Research Interests:
Preformulation, Excipient Characterization, Liquid and solid Dosage Forms Development, Scale-up and Clinical Batch Manufacturing, Technology transfer, Clinical and Translational Research. 



Amusa Adebayo, PhD

Associate Professor for Biopharmaceutics/Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacometrics

Research Interests:
Application of pharmacokinetics to dosage form design and optimization of therapeutic outcome in special populations; Dosage regimen individualization, chronopharmaceutics and personalized medicine.



Ruth Adewuya, MD

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics
Pharmaceutics Laboratory Manager

Research Interests:
General Clinical Research; Obstetrics and Gynecologic Pharmacology; Women's Health



Balwant Chauhan, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathophysiology

Research Interests:
Benzanthrone toxicity, Melanoma and stem cell differentiation.



Arun Jadhav, PhD 

Professor of Pharmacology

Research Interests:
Prescription drug abuse, obesity, conditioned behavior, learning and memory, metal toxicity.




Paiboon Jungsuwadee, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Research Interests:
Drug transporter proteins, Mechanism of Drug-drug interactions, Drug-induced tissue injury and Redox biology in asthma and cancer.




Sonali Kurup, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry

Research Interests:
Design, synthesis and evaluation of multi-targeted HIV Inhibitors. Fragment-based approaches for the identification of protease inhibitors.



 Paul Ornstein, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry

Reserarch Interests:
Optimization of structure activity relationships toward treatments that target novel mechanisms for tuberculosis.



Ravikiran Panakanti, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics

Research Interests:
Drug delivery. Therapeutic gene delivery.




 Lawrence Potempa, PhD 



Associate Professor of Biochemistry
and Immunology

Research Interests:
Inflammation and Immunity, Structure function mechanism of action of C-reactive protein isoforms, Biotherapeutics.