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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Virender Kumar, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Virender Kumar
Research Activities/Interests

Dr. Kumar’s research focuses on investigating the codelivery of therapeutic agents and miRNAs and targeted nanotechnology-based formulations for the treatment of cancer and liver fibrosis. This work involves the polymer synthesis and characterization, subcellular trafficking studies, toxicological studies, and small animal imaging and pharmacokinetics.

Another area of interest of Dr. Kumar is the development and characterization of inhalation formulations for treatment of pulmonary diseases.

Teaching Activities
Dr. Kumar is currently pursuing teaching opportunities in the areas of Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics.