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Prof. Dr. Ravikumar N. Majeti


Academic positionFull Professor
Research fieldsPharmacy,Polymer Materials
Keywordsnanoscale drug carriers, specific drug targeting, polymere modifications

Current contact address

CountryUnited States of America
InstitutionUniversity of Alabama
InstituteCollege of Community Health Sciences

Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Claus-Michael LehrInstitut für Biopharmazie und Pharmazeutische Technologie, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken
Start of initial sponsorship01/09/2002


2001Humboldt Research Fellowship Programme
2021Humboldt Research Award Programme

Publications (partial selection)

2004Majeti N. V. Ravi Kumar, S. S. Mohapatra, X. Kong, P. K. Jena, U. Bakowsky, C. M. Lehr: Cationic poly(lactode-co-glycolide) nanoparticles as efficient in vivo gene transfection agents. In: J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2004, 1-5
2004Majeti N. V. Ravi Kumar, M. Sameti, S. S. Mohapatra, X. Kong, R. F. Lockey, U. Bakowsky, G. Lindenblatt, H. Schmidt, C. M. Lehr: Cationic silica nanoparticles as gene carriers; synthesis, characterization and transfection efficiency in vitro & in vivo . In: Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2004, 876-881
2004Majeti N. V. Ravi Kumar, U. Bakowsky, C. M. Lehr: Nanoparticles as non-viral transfection agents. In: Niemeyer and Mirkin, NanoBiotechnology. Wiley Publishers, 2004. 319-341
2004Majeti N. V. Ravi Kumar, M. Sameti, C. Kneuer, A. Lamprecht, C. M. Lehr: Polymeric Nanoparticles for Drugs and Gene Delivery. In: Encyclopedia of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, 2004, 1-19
2004Majeti N. V. Ravi Kumar, U. Bakowsky, C.-M. Lehr, Preparation and characterization of cationic PLGA nanospheres as DNA carriers. In: Bimaterials, 2004, 1771-1777