Mahmoud R. Jaafari

Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Mahmoud R. Jaafari Mahmoud Reza Jaafari was born in Bojnord, Iran, in 1964. He received the Pharm.D. degree from the School of Pharmacy, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS), Mashhad, Iran, in 1988 and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, in 1998. Since 1988, Jaafari has been with the School of Pharmacy of MUMS. In 2006, he was a visiting Associate Professor at the Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of California at San Francisco (UCSF). Presently, he is a Professor of pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical nanotechnology and Head of Nanotechnology Research Center at MUMS. He is mainly interested in targeted drug delivery, nanomedicine, liposomal drug delivery, topical liposomes, liposome based vaccination, and liposome based gene delivery. In 1997, he was recipient of the Parke-Davis Centennial Pharmacy Research Award. In 2007, he was second rank in modern technology (nanotechnology and biotechnology) of the the 13th Razi Research Festival on Medical Sciences. He is an Editor of the BioImpacts journal.

Biography Updated on 2 August 2011

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