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Jeffrey Wang, BS, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Director of Graduate Education

College of Pharmacy

E-Mail: jwang@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-469-5413 |


1995 University of Southern California

1986 School of Pharmacy, Shanghai Medical University, China


Research Interest

Reversible lipidization of proteins and peptides. Oral delivery of peptide drugs. Drug uptake and transport in epithelial cells. Solid phase peptide synthesis. Bioconjugation chemistry. Novel penetration enhancer design. Rational design and synthesis of anti-cancer agents. Analytical assay development and validation. Pre-clinical pharmacokinetics and drug metabolism.


Wang J, Chow D, Heiati H, and Shen WC. Reversible lipidization for the oral delivery of salmon calcitonin. J. Control. Release, 88, 369, 2003.

Wang J, Wu D, and Shen WC. Structure-activity relationship studies of reversibly lipidized peptides: studies of fatty acid-desmopressin conjugates. Pharm. Res., 19, 609, 2002.

Rosenberg Y, Medvedkin V, Wang J, and Shen WC. Alternative gene delivery. S.T.P. Pharm. Sci., 11, 21, 2001.

Wang J and Shen WC. Gastric retention and stability of lipidized Bowman-Birk protease inhibitor in mice. Int. J. Pharm., 204, 111, 2000.

Wang JJ, Lu H, and Chan KK. Stereoselective pharmacokinetics of ifosfamide in rats. PharmSci., 2, 17, 2000.