MEEX Speaker

UNADKAT Jashvant, PhD

UNADKAT Jashvant, PhD

Professor of Pharmaceutics in the School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, US


Jashvant (Jash) Unadkat, Ph.D. is the Milo Gibaldi Endowed Professor at the School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle.   He received his Bachelor degree in Pharmacy (B.Pharm.) from the University of London (1977), his Ph.D. from the University of Manchester (1982) and his postdoctoral training at the University of California at San Francisco (1982-85).  Dr. Unadkat studies the mechanisms of transport and metabolism of drugs, including during pregnancy.  Dr. Unadkat has published more than 200 peer-reviewed research papers.  He is a fellow of AAAS, AAPS, JSSX, and the founding co-chair (1999-2001) of the focus group of AAPS on Drug Transport and Uptake.  Dr. Unadkat received the AAPS Research Achievement Award in 2012.  Dr.  Unadkat created and leads the UW Research Affiliates Program on Transporters (UWRAPT), funded by pharmaceutical companies and UWPKDAP, a NIDA funded Program Project grant (P01) on drug disposition during pregnancy.