Randall Mrsny

University of Bath

Randy Mrsny obtained a B.S. in Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California at Davis, a Ph.D. in Anatomy and Cell Biology at the U.C. Davis School of Medicine and spent four years as an NIH Postdoctoral Fellow in Membrane Biophysics in the Institute of Molecular Biology at the University of Oregon. He ran the Peptide Biology Group at ALZA Corp and then the drug delivery/biology group at Genentech. Randy currently holds a Professor’s chair of Epithelial Cell Biology at the University of Bath in the Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology where he studies biological principles associated with normal epithelia cell function and how these are affected in disease states. Recently, he has helped to initiate a new biotech venture, Applied Molecular Transport, which utilizes endogenous cell pathways for improved drug delivery. He has been elected president of the Controlled Release Society and to co-organize a Gordon Conference on Drug Delivery.