Tamara Minko
               Tamara Minko

Distinguished Professor and Chair

Department of Pharmaceutics

Tel: (848) 445-6348
Fax: (732) 445-3134
Email: minko@rci.rutgers.edu

Tamara Minko, Ph.D. is Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutics at Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Professor Minko is an author and co-author of more than 400 publications including peer-reviewed papers, book and textbook chapters, conference proceedings and patents. Dr. Minko is a Member-at-Large and member of Board of Directors of the Controlled Release Society, AAPS Fellow, recipient of numerous awards, Editor of Pharmaceutical Research, member of editorial board of nine scientific journals and a member of study sections at NIH, DOD and other review panels. Her research is supported by grants from NIH, NSF, DOD and other national and international sources.

Her current research interests include: biopharmaceutics; targeted drug delivery; nanotechnology (polymers, dendrimers, liposomes, etc.) for detection and treatment of various pathological conditions including cancer, hypoxia and fibrosis; molecular targeting; non-viral nanoscale-based delivery of antisense oligonucleotides, siRNA and peptides; mechanisms of multidrug resistance; intracellular fate and molecular mechanisms of action of anticancer drugs: apoptosis and necrosis, signal transduction, antiapoptotic cellular defensive mechanisms; use of macromolecules for drug delivery; preclinical evaluation of drugs; tumor hypoxia; modulation of cell death mechanisms during hypoxia.

Department of Pharmaceutics, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
160-Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8022, USA.
Tel: (848) 445-6348; Fax: (732) 445-3134
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Last Updated: 06/26/2013