Ram I. Mahato
Ram I. Mahato is a Professor at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He has served as a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Utah, a senior scientist at Valentis, Inc., and as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Southern California, Washington University in St. Louis, and Kyoto University, Japan. He received his Ph.D. degree in drug delivery from the University of Strathclyde, UK, and B.S. degree in pharmaceutics from China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China. He has published 85 papers and book chapters and more than 83 abstracts. Dr. Mahato holds two U.S. patents and has edited four books and written a textbook on Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery. He is a Feature Editor of the Pharmaceutical Research and the Editorial Board Member of Molecular Pharmaceutics, Journal of Drug Targeting, Expert Opinions on Drug Delivery, Transplantation & Risk Management, Journal of Drug Delivery, World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology, and Inflammation & Allergy-Drug Targets. He was a Scientific Member of the Nonviral Gene Transfer Vectors Committee of the American Society of Gene Therapy (2006–2009). He is a Permanent Member of the BTSS (Bioengineering, Technology, and Surgical Sciences) Study Section of the NIH (2009–2013) and frequent grant Reviewer of the Department of Defense and Komen Foundation. He is a Visiting Professor at the Institute for Integrated Cell Material Sciences at Kyoto University, Japan. His research interests include delivery and targeting of small molecules, oligonucleotides, siRNA, and genes for treating fibrosis, diabetes, and cancer.
Biography Updated on 16 February 2010