Muhammad Delwar Hussain, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
1010 West Avenue B, MSC 131
Kingsville, Texas 78363
Phone: (361) 221-0739
Fax: (361) 221-0793
Education and Post-Graduate Training
Ph.D, Pharmacy, University of Alberta, Canada (1993)
M.Pharm, Pharmacy, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (1983)
B.Pharm, Pharmacy, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (1980)
- Dosage Forms
- Drug Delivery Systems
- Pharmaceutical Compounding
Dr. Hussain’s research focus is on targeted drug delivery in cancer and other diseases. Research area includes nanoparticles, microspheres, in-situ implants, liposomes, formulation development, bioavailability and pharmacokinetic studies. Dr. Hussain’s laboratory is also involved in research on the role of progesterone and anti-progesterone in cancer, pharmacokinetics-pharmacodynamics of drug-drug and drug-herb interactions, and effect of microgravity on the cardiovascular and cellular function.
He W., Horn S.W., Hussain M.D. ( 2007) “Improved bioavailability of orally administered mifepristone from PLGA nanoparticles.” International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 334:173-178.
Conner M.M., Baker D.L., Wild M.A., Powers J.G., Hussain M.D., et al. (2007) “Fertility control in free-ranging elk using GnRH agonist leuprolide: effects on reproduction, behavior, and body condition.” Journal of Wildlife Management. 71(7):2346-2356.
Xu P., Kirk E.V., Li S., Murdock W.J., Ren J., Hussain M.D., et al. (2006) “Highly stable core-surface-crosslinked nanoparticles as cisplatin carriers for cancer chemotherapy.” Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 48: 50-57.
Zidan A.S., Sammour A.O., Hammad M.A., Megrab N.A., Hussain M.D., et al. (2006) “Preparation and Characterization of Anastrozole Loaded Microparticles as Biodegradable Anticancer Drug Carriers.” American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences PharmSciTech. 7(3): 61, E1-9.
Baker D.L., Wild M.A., Hussain M.D., Dunn R.L., Nett T.M. (2005). “Evaluation of a remotely delivered formulation of leuprolide acetate as a contraceptive agent in female elk (Cervus Elaphus Nelsoni).” Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 41(4): 758-767.