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Mark R. Prausnitz Mark R. Prausnitz, Ph.D.
Regentsí Professor
Love Family Professor in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

School of Chemical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0100

Phone: 404-894-5135
Fax: 404-894-2866
Location: GT: IBB - 1312
E-Mail: mark.prausnitz@chbe.gatech.edu
URL: http://drugdelivery.chbe.gatech.edu/index.html

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Areas of Research

  • Microfabricated devices for drug delivery
  • Ultrasound-mediated drug delivery
  • Electroporation-mediated drug delivery
  • Drug delivery to the eye
  • Transfection of plant cells
  • Magainin-mediated drug delivery

  • For more information visit the Laboratory for Drug Delivery at Georgia Tech

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994
  • B.S. (with distinction), Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, 1988

Selected Research Publications

  • Canatella, P.J. and Prausnitz, M.R. "Prediction and optimization of gene transfection and drug delivery by electroporation". Gene Ther., 8:1464-1469, 2001.
  • Guzman, H.R., Nguyen, D.X., Kahn, S. and Prausnitz, M.R. "Ultrasound-mediated disruption of cell membranes I: Quantification of molecular uptake and cell viability". J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 110: 588-596, 2001.
  • Henry, S., McAllister, D.V., Allen, M.G. and Prausnitz, M.R. "Microfabricated microneedles: A novel approach to transdermal drug delivery". J. Pharm. Sci. 87: 922-925, 1998.


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