Dr Rahul Dev Jayant
Consulting Editor: Rahul Dev Jayant (PhD)
Assistant Professor, Center for Personalized Nanomedicine, Institute of NeuroImmune Pharmacology, Department of Immunology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM), Florida International University (FIU), Miami, FL, USA
Dr. Rahul Dev Jayant (Ph.D.), currently working as Assistant Professor at the Centre of Personalized Nanomedicine, Department of Immunology of Florida International University (FIU), USA. Dr. Jayant obtained his Ph.D. (2011) in Biomedical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), India. Dr. Jayant worked as Postdoctoral Research Fellow with Prof Gero Decher's Lab (ICS-CNRS) France and in Prof. Madhavan Nair’s (FIU) USA. In his current research, Dr. Jayant is investigating the novel molecular and nanotechnology based drug delivery approaches for personalized nanomedicine applicable to neuroAIDS. His current research h is funded by NIH (R03DA044877), The Campbell Foundation grant and FIU Pilot Funding Grant. He has over 10 years of experience working at the interface of the material science, pharmaceutical science and nanoformulation development for the therapeutic applications. His main interests are multidisciplinary in nature and primarily focus on development of targeted nanoformulation using polymeric or magnetic nanoparticles, liposome, small molecule/plasmid/siRNA/Protein delivery and pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamics (PK-PD) evaluation. Dr. Jayant also been engaged in the entrepreneurial field in order to achieve his terms goal of translating lab discoveries to the industry. He holds 2 US patents, published (+35) high quality research papers in peer reviewed scientific journals, 1 Book on Nanomedicine (Springer) and 7 book chapters and presented his work in many national and international scientific meetings related to Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, Nanomedicine, HIV and Drug Abuse etc. Dr. Jayant's innovative research has been recognized by many prestigious awards (+15) e.g. Young Investigator Award by Society for Brain Mapping & Therapeutics (SBMT-2016), Junior Investigator Research Award by Society for Personalized NanoMedicine (SPNM-2015), Arthur Falek Outstanding Presentation Award by Society for NeuroImmune Pharmacology and AAPS Manufacturing Science and Engineering (MSE-2016) award and other conference travel awards etc. He is also serving as Associate editor, Consulting Editor (International Journal of Nanomedicine, Dove Press), Editorial Board Member and Reviewer of many peer-reviewed scientific journals. Dr. Jayant's is also an active member of several international scientific societies/ organizations including SNIP, SPNM, SBMT, APPS, IDARS and CRS etc.