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Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Michigan

Dr. Duxin Sun is the Associate Dean for Research in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Michigan. He is the Charles Walgreen Jr. Professor of Pharmacy and Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Sun serves as the Director of Pharmacokinetics (PK) Core. Dr. Sun also has joint appointment in the Chemical Biology program, the Interdisciplinary Medicinal Chemistry program, and University of Michigan’s Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Sun received broad training in Pharmaceutical Sciences (PhD), Molecular Biology (visiting scientist), Pharmacology (MS) and Pharmacy (BS).
Dr. Sun’s research interests focus on drug development, nanomedicine and pharmacokinetics. Dr. Sun has experience in both academia and pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Sun has published more than 260 papers (H-index 67), mentored 37 PhD students and 70 postdoctoral fellows/visiting scientists. Dr. Sun is a Fellow of AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) and AAPS (American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists). Dr. Sun served on FDA Pharmaceutical Science and Clinical Pharmacology Advisory Committee. Dr. Sun has served on study sections for NIH and FDA.


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    Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences,, University of Michigan