Toma_Eva.jpgTamara Minko, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor and Chair

Department of Pharmaceutics

Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy

160 Frelinghuysen Road, William Levine Hall, Room 214


Telephone: 848-445-6348

Fax: (732) 445-3134

Dr. Tamara Minko is a Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutics at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, a member of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute. Dr. Minko’s current research interests include nanoscale-based targeted delivery of drugs, peptides, siRNA and antisense oligonucleotides in order to enhance the efficiency of treatment and imaging; nanoparticle formulation, characterization and testing; preclinical in vitro and in vivo evaluation of anticancer therapeutics; orthotopic and ectopic animal models of cancer, lung diseases and fibrosis; personalized medicine; hypoxia; mechanisms of multidrug resistance and their suppression; intracellular fate and molecular mechanisms of action of drugs; pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.

She is an author and co-author of more than 400 publications (peer-reviewed papers, books and textbook chapters, conference proceedings/abstracts, and patents). Many of her papers are well cited and published in prestigious journals with high impact factors including PNAS, Nature Nanotechnology, Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research, Advanced Drug Delivery Review, Journal of Controlled Release, Small, ACS Nano, etc. Dr. Minko is a President of Controlled Release Society (2016-2917), Fellow of AAPS, CRS and AIMBE, recipient of numerous awards, Executive Editor of Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, Editor of Pharmaceutical Research, member of editorial board of ten scientific journals and a member of Study Sections at NIH, DOD, American Heart Association and other national and international review panels. Her research is supported by grants from NIH, NSF, DOD and other national and international sources.