Bo Michniak-Kohn, PhD

Editorial Board Member

Center for Dermal Research (CDR) & Laboratory for Drug Delivery (LDD)
Rutgers University, USA

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Dr. Bo Michniak-Kohn is Academically appointed as Professor of Pharmaceutics, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Research Interest

  • Optimization of topical, transdermal and buccal drug delivery.
  • Development of novel permeation models and computational modeling.
  • Design and evaluation of novel dermal penetration enhancers and retardants & their structure-activity relationships.
  • Design and testing of novel formulations for topical and transdermal drug delivery including creams, emulsions, gels and micro-and nano-carrier systems.
  • Treatment & therapeutics for dermatological diseases such as atopic dermatitis, melanoma and psoriasis.
  • Physical approaches to enhancing dermal drug delivery: iontophoresis, microneedles as well as formulation optimization.
  • Visualization of drug transport pathways in skin using Raman, Fourier Transform Infra-Red spectroscopy, electron and confocal microscopy.
  • Development of novel human tissue cultured skin equivalents for permeability testing.
  • Computational approaches to predicting skin transport of drugs.
  • Optimization of buccal drug delivery.
  •  Pharmacokinetics and ADME studies in animals and humans.


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