Dr. Rubi Mahato

Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences


Dr. Rubi Mahato started as an Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences with the School of Pharmacy in June 2014.

Dr. Mahato received her B.PHARM degree from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India. Before joining FDU, Dr. Mahato worked as a visiting research scientist at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and as a research scientist in the School of Pharmacy, University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Dr. Mahato graduated from University of Missouri-Kansas City with a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Chemistry.

Dr. Mahato’s area of expertise is gene delivery in the cancer therapy and type-1 Diabetes, and the development of targeted delivery system for nucleic acid drug delivery. She has authored numerous peer-reviewed research articles, reviews and book chapters.

Research Interests

Nucelic acid therapies for cancer
Development of Targeted delivery system
Improvement of drug delivery across the membrane

Professional Affiliations

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
Pharmaceutical Graduate Student Research Meeting

Contact Information


Rubi Mahato


Visiting Research Scholar
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee

Doctor of Philosophy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Chemistry
University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
Kansas City, Missouri

B. PHARM (Bachelor of Pharmacy)
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
Manipal, India