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February 2024

The last year has been very busy as we progress our development of an inhaled powder surfactant formulation for the treatment of infants with Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Here is a recent VCU news article about this work. Our lab has a number of new members, including Dr. Felicia Hall and Dr. Caleb Dalton as Post […]

Summer 2022

We are continuing to work on a series of projects delivering aerosols to challenging patient populations including developing a powder lung surfactant product for administration as aerosol. The image shows a surfactant powder aerosol being delivered through a model of the rabbit upper tracheobronchial airways. This aerosol was dispersed with only 15 ml of air […]

2021 New Year Update

2020 was challenging for all the obvious reasons, but we were able to return to work in July after our mandatory work from home period. Everyone in the lab has faced challenges over the past year, educating children from home, not being able to travel home to visit family and just dealing with the pandemic. […]

Fall 2019 Update

Our group will be attending the 2019 AAPS Annual Meeting. Check out the following posters M0930-01-02 – Investigation of Pharmacokinetic Sensitivity to Regional Lung Deposition of Locally-Acting Orally Inhaled Drug Products – Mon, Nov -9:30 AM – 10:30 AM M0930-01-03 – Evaluating the Batch to Batch Reproducibility and Aerosol Performance of Spray Dried Albuterol Sulfate Formulations […]

Summer 2019 Update Part 2

We have also been busy updating the lab with over $300,000 spent on new equipment. The SMS DVS Adventure – an advanced water sorption analyzer with Raman probe to investigate the stability and hygroscopicity of our spray dried powders. The Proveris SprayView is an industry leading technology for the characterization of spray patterns for inhalers […]

Summer Update Part 1

Spring and Summer 2019 have been very busy and productive for the lab. We said good bye, good luck and thanks to Dr. Sneha Dhapare who was recruited to join the US FDA. In February and March, we welcomed two new Post Docs into the lab. Dr. Mohammad Momin joined from Dr. Shyamal Das’s lab […]

Alumni Visit

It was our great pleasure to host a visit by some of our alumni recently. Swati, Deepika, Bhawana and Renish joined the Aerosol Research Group for our Discussion Group meeting to re-live the memories of the weekly session where students and faculty discuss (or be interrogated) on their research. And it was great to have […]

Optimized inhaler mouthpiece design allows for more effective drug delivery

Optimized inhaler mouthpiece design allows for more effective drug delivery Research to be presented in November at the 2009 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting and Exposition Researchers have developed an optimized mouthpiece design to aid efficient drug delivery to the lungs by reducing the amount of medication wasted as it passes through the […]