Faculty & Staff bios

Jeffrey Wang, BS, PhD

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, Shen WC and Zaro J (Eds). Antibody-Drug Conjugates: the 21st Magic Bullets for Cancer (AAPS Advances in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Series 17). AAPS Press/Springer, 2015.

Thakkar A, Chenreddy S, Wang J, Prabhu S. Evaluation of ibuprofen loaded solid lipid nanoparticles and its combination regimens for pancreatic cancer chemoprevention. Int J Oncol, 46, 1827-34, 2015.

Moussata J, Wang Z, Wang J. Development and validation of an HPLC method for the simultaneous quantification of indole-3-carbinol acetate, indole-3-carbinol, and 3,3’-diindolylmethane in mouse plasma, liver, and kidney tissues. J Chromatogr B, 958, 1-9, 2014.

Wang Z, Wang J, Chan P. Treating type 2 diabetes mellitus with traditional Chinese and Indian medicinal herbs. Evid Based Compliment Alternat Med, 2013, Article ID 343594, 2013.

Thakkar A, Sutaria D, Grandhi BK, Huang Y, Wang J, Prabhu S. The molecular mechanism of action of aspirin, curcumin and sulforaphane combinations in the chemoprevention of pancreatic cancer. Oncol Rep, 29, 1671-7, 2013.

Liu Z, Ren C, Jones W, Chen P, Seminara SB, Chan YM, Smith NF, Covey JM, Wang J, Chan KK. LC-MS/MS quantification of a neuropeptide fragment kisspeptin-10 (NSC 741805) and characterization of its decomposition product and pharmacokinetics in rats. J Chromatogr B, 926, 1-8, 2013.