Gavin Herbert Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Southern California School of Pharmacy
Dr. MacKay, Ph.D. is the Gavin S. Herbert associate professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy. His research group explores recombinant protein-polymers, drug delivery, and pharmacokinetics. Dr. MacKay holds degrees in chemical engineering (S.B. 1999) and biology (S.B. 1999) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and bioengineering from the University of California at San Francisco and Berkeley (Ph.D. 2005). In 2008, Dr. MacKay joined the faculty at the University of Southern California in the Departments of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, and Ophthalmology. He is a full member of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. MacKay is an executive editor at the journal Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews and a standing member of the NIH study section on Nanomedicine. His work has been supported by the US Army, NIH/NIGMS, NIH/NIBIB, NIH/NEI, StopCancer, USC Ming Hsieh Institute, and L.K. Whittier Foundation.