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Happy Birthday to me !

On a day when I managed to break 3 very expensive HPLC systems …. my day was made so much better when I received a birthday card from former graduate students and post-docs from the VCU Schools of Pharmacy and Engineering who are now all working at the FDA. I am so proud of each […]

Postdoctoral Fellowships Available

The Aerosol Research Group at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications from well qualified individuals for Postdoctoral Fellowships focused pharmaceutical development and in vitro / clinical testing of inhalation aerosols. The delivery of medications through the inhalation route provides a number of advantages including rapid uptake, reduced side effects, and direct access to the blood stream […]

Updates for Fall 2017

We welcomed to the group Dr. Sneha Dhapare as a post-doctoral fellow and Serena Bonasera as a new graduate student in Fall 2017. We are also hosting Will Nathan who is completing his Masters project from the University of Bath in the UK. We also welcomed Dr. Dennis Sandell who visited VCU to meet with […]

New NIH grant to develop inhalers designed specifically for children to deliver inhaled antibiotics

VCU School of Pharmacy professor Mike Hindle and VCU School of Engineering professor Worth Longest are co-PIs on a new 5 year, $2.5 million R01 grant that will develop high efficiency dry powder inhalers for the delivery of tobramycin to pediatric cystic fibrosis patients Funding from NIH / NICHD will support research by an interdisciplinary […]

Congratulations to Dr. Azimi

Congratulations to Dr. Mandana Azimi, who graduated with her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Mandana’s dissertation was entitled “Evaluation of the regional drug deposition of nasal delivery devices using in vitro realistic nasal models”. Mandana was also awarded the 2017 Pfizer Consumer Healthcare R&D Leading for Innovation Award which is given to the graduate student in […]

ISAM 2017

Our groups will be attending the upcoming International Society of Aerosols in Medicine meeting in Santa Fe, NM. We have two podium presentations. Dr. Worth Longest will present a podium presentation entitled “Simulating Epithelial Absorption of Dissolving Steroid Particles in the Small Airways”. Dr. Mandana Azimi will present a podium presentation entitled “The Use of […]

RDD Europe 2017

Dr. Hindle and Susan Boc will be attending RDD Europe in Nice, France, April 25-28. Susan has been selected to present her poster entitled “High-efficiency Delivery Of Aerosols Via An Infant Nasal Cannula” as a “Poster on the Podium” oral presentation. Co-authors on this publication are Dr Worth Longest, Ben Spence and Karl Bass from the […]

VCU Aerosol Research Group Collaborations with US FDA

Check out the latest report from the US FDA describing our research activities advancing regulatory science https://www.fda.gov/ForIndustry/UserFees/GenericDrugUserFees/ucm549167.htm  

$2.4 million R01 grant renewal awarded pharmacy-engineering research team

VCU School of Pharmacy professor Mike Hindle and VCU School of Engineering professor Worth Longest are co-PIs on a $2.4 million R01 grant renewal that will take their novel high-efficiency aerosol delivery technology out of the lab and on to human testing. Thanks to all past and present graduate students and post-docs from Pharmacy and […]

Peter R. Byron Distinguished Professor

I was honoured to be recognised at the first Peter R. Byron Distinguished Professor at a reception this week. For more details about this award visit: https://scholarships.pharmacy.vcu.edu/professorships/Peter-Byron-Professorship

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