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Mansoor Amiji

Professor and Chair, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Affiliated Faculty, Bioengineering
Affiliated Faculty, Chemical Engineering
140 The Fenway, Room 156
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • BS, Pharmacy (magna cum laude), Northeastern University
  • PhD, Pharmaceutics, Purdue University

Research & Scholarship Interests

Polymeric biomaterials, drug delivery systems, nanomedical technologies
Affiliated With

Department Research Areas

College Research Initiatives

Honors & Awards

  • T. Nagai Award, Controlled Release Society

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Fellow
  • Controlled Release Society, Fellow

Selected Publications

  • M. Talekar, Q. Ouyang, M. Goldberg, M.M. Amiji, Co-silencing of PKM-2 and MDR-1 Sensitizes Multidrug Resistant Ovarian Cancer Cells to Paclitaxel in a Murine Model of Ovarian Cancer, Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, 14(7), 2015, 1521-1531
  • A. Singh, M. Talekar, A. Raikar, M.M. Amiji, Macrophage-targeted Delivery Systems for Nucleic Acid Therapy in Inflammatory Diseases, Journal of Controlled Release, 190, 2014, 515-530
  • S. Ganta, A. Singh, T.P. Coleman, D. Williams, M. Amiji, Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology: Overcoming Drug Delivery Challenges in Contemporary Medicine, Nanomedicine: Principles and Perspectives, Published by Springer Publishing, New York, NY, Chapter 10, 2014, 191-236
  • M.M. Amiji, Nanotechnology for Cancer Therapy, Published by CRC Press, LLC, Boca Raton, FL, 2007
  • M.M. Amiji, Polymeric Gene Delivery: Principles and Applications, Published by CRC Press, LLC, Boca Raton, FL, 2004

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