University of Rhode Island
Kingston, Rhode Island
Dr. Jie Shen, Assistant Professor in the Departments of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Chemical Engineering at the University of Rhode Island (URI). Dr. Shen received her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China. Prior to joining URI, Dr. Shen was a postdoctoral fellow and then Assistant Research Professor at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Shen’s current research areas of interest include: 1) Sustained and/or targeted brain and ophthalmic drug delivery to improve bioavailability and reduce side effects of a variety of therapeutics; 2) in vitro dissolution testing, as well as the development of in vitro-in vivo correlation (IVIVC) for complex dosage forms (such as microspheres, implants, and nanoparticles); and 3) manufacturing of advanced drug delivery systems (such as liposomes, and microspheres). Dr. Shen was the recipient of AAPS Postdoctoral Fellow Award in 2014 and IPEC-Americas Foundation Emerging Researcher Award in 2017. She is also an Editorial Board member of the International Journal of Pharmaceutics, and a reviewer for learned journals to the pharmaceutical and related sciences.