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Todd Emrick, PhD

Research Focus - Macromolecular Delivery Systems for Cancer Therapeutics

  • Design of safe, biocompatible, injectable polymers for delivery of chemotherapeutics and genes
  • Prodrug design and synthesis for the masking of chemotherapeutic toxicity prior to delivery
  • Solubilization of difficult-to-administer drugs in aqueous soluble and stable environments
  • Preparation of drug delivery platforms that are amenable to two or more drugs for tandem delivery and sequential release

Representative Publication

Ward SM, Skinner M, Saha B, Emrick T. Polymer-temozolomide conjugates as therapeutics for treating glioblastoma. Mol Pharm. 2018:15(11);5263-5276.

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