Marina Sokolsky-Papkov, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor, Division of Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics
Director, Translational Nanocharacterization and Nanoformulation Research Laboratory
Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery
125 Mason Farm Road, Marsico Hall 2212, CB# 7362, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599
Drug delivery, brain delivery, sustained release, polymeric micelles, exosomes, inorganic nano particles, surface engineering for selective cell targeting and remotely actuated theranostic drug delivery systems
Sokolsky-Papkov’s current research centers on design of nano-based drug delivery systems. My research utilizes several platform nanoparticles based technologies (polymeric micelles, cell derived exosomes and inorganic nanoparticles) and is focused on engineering treatment modalities for drug delivery to primary brain cancers and brain metastases.
Education, Certification and Licensure
- 2009 – 2010 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Drug Delivery and Nanomedicine, School of Pharmacy, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
- 2003 – 2009 Ph.D, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.
- 1998 – 2002 B.Sc., Quality Control in Biomedical Processes, Dept. of Food Engineering and Biotechnology, Technion, Israeli Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Honors and Awards
|2020 – present||Nanomedicine Characterization Core Facility, Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, UNC-CH|
|2016 – present||Director, Carolina Nanoformulation Workshop (https://pharmacy.unc.edu/cnw), jointly hosted by the Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery and the Carolina Institute for Nanomedicine, UNC-CH.|
|2015 – 2016||Scientific advisor, Carolina Nanoformulation Workshop, Leading curriculum development for laboratory hands-on training sessions.|
|2014 – 2019||Seminar coordinator, Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery Distinguished Speaker Seminar Series (4 seminars/year).|
|2013 – present||Scientific Advisor, Nanomedicine Characterization Core Facility, Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, UNC-CH|