Assistant Professor, Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
Husson University, USA
Dr. Tianzhi Yang received her B.S. in Pharmacy and M.S. in Pharmaceutics from Shenyang Pharmaceutical University in 1999, and earned her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Peking University Health Sciences Center in 2002 in Beijing, China. After completing a postdoctoral fellowship at Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy, she joined Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy in Florida as an Assistant Professor. Currently Dr. Yang is an Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry in Husson University School of Pharmacy. Dr. Yang has a strong research background in noninvasive delivery of macromolecular drugs as well as drug delivery across the blood brain barrier. Her current research interest focuses on development of polymeric biomaterials and novelnanoparticulate systems for drug delivery, especially for the treatment of brain diseases. She has published more than 20 peer-reviewed research papers and did about 20 presentations at national meetings. She serves as a reviewer for many peer-reviewed journals.
Development of polymeric biomaterials and novelnanoparticulate systems for drug delivery, especially for the treatment of brain diseases.