Mansoor A. Khan, PhD

Dec 01, 2008
By PharmTech Editors

Mansoor A. Khan, PhD
Director,
FDA/CDER/DPQR

Mansoor A. Khan is the director of product quality research in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the US Food and Drug Administration. Prior to joining FDA, Khan was a professor of pharmaceutics and director of graduate program in the School of Pharmacy at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He is a registered pharmacist, and earned his PhD in Industrial Pharmacy from the St. John's University School of Pharmacy at New York in 1992. He has published more than 135 peer-reviewed manuscripts, four texts including Pharmaceutical and Clinical Calculations, five book chapters, and given more than 125 presentations in various meetings. Khan advised 10 PhD students in pharmaceutics.

Khan's research focus is primarily in the area of quality by design and process analytical technologies, controlled drug delivery of challenging molecules, oral delivery of macromolecules, and nanoparticles. He is the chair-elect of Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery section of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), and has been recognized as an AAPS fellow. He serves on the editorial board of Pharmaceutical Technology, the Journal of Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs, and the journal Critical Reviews in Therapeutic Drug Carrier Systems.