Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Associate Professor

Yun Bai, PhD


Office: 678-407-7344
Publications and Selected Works

Dr. Bai has been working in the field of drug delivery for many years. Her contributions to the advancement of science are best documented through publications in scientific journals. She has a total of 16 research papers in international, peer-reviewed journals, including the world-renowned scientific journal Proc Natl Acad Sci US.

Dr. Bai's first authored paper was published in the high-profile journal PNAS and also was featured in the Research Highlights section of Nature Review Drug Discovery.

Since Dr. Bai joined PCOM, she has published six manuscripts in peer-reviewed scientific journals, including first authorship and coordinating authorship.

  • Education

    • PhD, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Southern California, 2006
    • MS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Tsinghua University, China, 2000
    • BS Pharmacy, Peking University Health Science Center, China, 1997
  • Courses

    Dr. Bai has coordinated and taught in courses pharmaceutics, pharmaceutics lab, biologics and biopharmaceutics. She also participated in teaching courses in biopharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, physiology and pathophysiology.

  • Awards

    2012, Peach Teaching Award
    School of Pharmacy, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

    2006, Outstanding Research Assistant Award
    University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy

    2005, Invited as the only student speaker
    USC-AAPS 2005 Symposium Moving Targets

    2005, Bai et al., Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 102(20): 7292-6 was featured in the Research
    Highlights section of Nature Review Drug Discovery 4, 537 (2005).

    2005, Abstract nominated for Innovative Aspects of Oral Drug Delivery and Absorption
    Controlled Release Society (CRS)

    2004, Graduate Student Award in the AAPS Graduate Symposium in Drug Delivery and Pharmaceutical Technologies
    American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)

    2004, Second Place Award in poster section
    USC-AAPS 2004 Symposium Moving Targets

  • Grants

    • Support from Center of Science Officer (CSO), 2012-2013 ($4500)
    • Intramural Research Grant, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine