Pardeep Gupta PhD

Pardeep Gupta PhD

Director, Industrial Pharmacy Laboratory

Burroughs Wellcome Professor of Pharmaceutics


BS (Panjab University, India)

MS (University of the Sciences)

PhD (University of Wisconsin)

Research Interests

Controlled drug delivery, design of bioactive peptides, interaction of proteins with hydrophobic surfaces.


Dr. Gupta has spent nearly 26 years at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in controlled drug delivery systems, pharmaceutical solutions, drug stability, drug diffusion and pharmaceutical rate processes. Before coming to USciences, he received his doctorate degree in pharmaceutics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

For the past 20 years, he has focused his academic research on delivery of proteins and poorly soluble drugs. Current projects in his laboratory are in the area of nanoparticle based protein delivery systems, use of amphiphilic peptides as stabilizers of nanosuspensions, and design of peptide drugs. He has served on editorial board of Remington-The Science and Practice of Pharmacy and also authored several chapters in Remington and other reference books.

Dr. Gupta is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society and the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists.

Contact Information

Office location: Robert McNeil Graduate Study and Research Center Room 103
Mailing address: Box 80
University of Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
Office Phone: 215.895.1141

p [dot] gupta [at] usciences [dot] edu