University of Texas At Austin
Daniel Alan Davis, Jr., Pharm.D.
Daniel Davis received his BS in Chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin in 2015 and PharmD from the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy (UTCOP) in 2019, where he graduated with research honors and academic honors. His research contributions resulted in him receiving the prestigious College of Pharmacy’s Outstanding Research Award. He is completing his Ph.D. as part of the PharmD/PhD Honor’s program in the Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery. Daniel has Authored three peer-reviewed publications, co-authored two peer-reviewed publications and five published abstracts at international pharmaceutical conferences in the area of drug solubilization and amorphous solid dispersions, and he is a co-inventor on four patent applications. His research is focused on increasing the solubility of poorly water soluble drugs, specifically focused on innovative formulation designs for increased solubility. Much of this work uses KinetiSol processing, hot melt extrusion and selective laser sintering three-dimensional printing. Also, Daniel focuses on transdermal drug delivery systems and the effects of excipient choice on drug release and permeability from films. Daniel received the B. Berard Matthews Endowed Scholarship, the Van Smith Endowed Presidential Scholarship, and the Undergraduate Research Fellowship from the University of Texas at Austin based on his research. Daniel serves as a peer reviewer for AAPS PharmSciTech and the International Journal of Pharmaceutics.