University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA
United States of America
Drazen Raucher completed his PhD (1995) in Molecular Biophysics from the Institute of Molecular Biophysics at Florida State University. He then pursued Post-doctoral studies in Cell Biology and Biomedical Engineering at Duke University, USA. He is currently a Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He pioneered the use of cell penetrating elastin-like peptides for the delivery of therapeutic peptides that modulate the activity of aberrant molecular pathways in cancer. His research interests include thermally targeted biopolymer drug carriers and drug-delivery systems in oncology. He has published more than 50 articles and is co-author of 2 patents.