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Tagged: drug delivery systems

Frear solves medication problems at the systems level

With a pharmacist dad and a degree in biochemistry, Meghan Frear was certain that pharmacy school was a perfect fit for her. However, she says, “When I first entered UCSF, I could not have articulated for you that I wanted to be a systems-level pharmacist.” “In undergrad I took an economics of...

Tejal Desai, PhD

Department Chair & Professor

I am a bioengineer focusing on micro and nanofabrication techniques to create new devices for drug and cell delivery as well as biomaterials for cell and tissue regeneration. I also chair the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences.

Paul Ortiz de Montellano, PhD

Professor

My laboratory investigates the mechanisms of heme proteins, the roles they play, and approaches for their inhibition in therapeutic situations of enzymes in both humans and bacteria that have heme groups. 

 

Lisa Kroon, PharmD

Department Chair and Professor

I am the chair of the department of Clinical Pharmacy and am responsible for setting the strategic direction, priorities, and goals for the department. I continue to be involved in teaching in the doctor of pharmacy curriculum and in interprofessional education at UCSF, and I also provide clinical...

Francis Szoka, PhD

Professor

I apply biophysics, chemistry, and immunology to understand and devise better ways to deliver drugs, proteins, and nucleic acids to treat cancer and infectious diseases.

Fischbach and Desai focus on “micro” solutions to improve health with drugs

Faculty members in the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, UCSF Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, share their research on the human microbiome and microfabricated drug delivery systems and their hopes for how their science will improve the health of patients.