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Office Location:
415 Mellon Hall

Mailing address:
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282


Phone: 412-396-6369

Other Affiliations:
Founder/Co-Director, Chronic Pain Research Consortium, Duquesne University • McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh • RESTOR, 59th MDW, USAF, USAISR, San Antonio, TX


Jelena M. Janjic, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics 
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Duquesne University School of Pharmacy

Research Interests

Design, development and manufacturing (small and large scale) of complex colloidal nanosystems, hydrogels, implants and biomaterials for imaging and drug delivery. Nanomedciine manufacturing, methods development for clinical translation of nanomedicines using quality by design approaches.   Mathematical modeling applied to product optimization.

Technique Expertise or Resources to share

Manufacturing of colloidal nanosystems on small and large scale
Nanosystems quality control
Mathematical modeling /Quality by Design


Pain, trauma, neuropathy, inflammation, immunomodulation, targeted delivery, MRI, NIRF, molecular imaging, regenerative medicine, transplant, reconstructive surgery, vascularized composite allotransplation, organ preservation, immunosupression