School of Pharmacy
United States of America
Dr. Meng received his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Southern California. After completing a postdoctoral fellowship (NIH T32 trainee) at the UCLA School of Medicine, he joined Duquesne University in 2001. He is currently Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Duquesne, with a secondary faculty appointment at the McGowan Institute of Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh. He was a visiting scientist at the Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center at Carnegie Mellon University. He has served as grant reviewer for the National Institutes of Health, The Wellcome Trust (UK), and the National Science Foundation. He is an assistant editor for the Journal of Pharmaceutical Innovation (Springer), and served as a guest editor for Clinical Immunology (Elsevier). He is a member of the pharmacy academic honor society Rho Chi (University of Maryland) and an honorary member of the pharmacy leadership society Phi Lamda Sigma (Duquesne University). He received the Apple Polishing Award for Excellence in Faculty Performance and the School of Pharmacy Faculty Award, and has been inducted into the University Research Hall of Fame. Dr. Meng graduated from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and practiced pharmacy in Maryland and California.
Drug delivery systems to modulate immune functions.
O'Donnell LA, Meng, WS, Andrick, BJ and Borello, AM. 2016 "A bioinformatics practicum to develop student understanding of immunological rejection of protein drugs" American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.
Meng, WS and Janjic JM. 2017. Book chapter "Principles of Nanomedicine" in "Nanomedicine for Inflammatory Diseases" published by Taylor and Francis and edited by Lara Milane, PhD. and Mansoor Amiji, PhD.