Balu-Iyer appointed editor for the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Sathy Balu-Iyer.

By Kara Sweet

Published December 18, 2020

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Sathy Balu-Iyer, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Associate Dean for Research, has been appointed an editor for the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.


His appointment begins Jan. 1, 2021.

Balu-Iyer has been a member of the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Editorial Advisory Board since 2008 and was recognized three times as a Top Reviewer.

Over the course of his professional career, he has authored over 80 peer-reviewed publications and was an invited speaker at over 50 national and international conferences. In 2013, he was inducted as an American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences Fellow for recognition of his sustained contributions in the pharmaceutical sciences.

Balu-Iyer leads an innovative and productive research program in the area of protein therapeutics and immunotherapy. His research has received consistent NIH funding, securing multiple $1 million+ NIH grants as a principal investigator or co-investigator.

Since 2002, Balu-Iyer has received more than $5 million in funding from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute for his research on improving therapeutic efficiency of protein drugs by reducing or reversing unwanted immune responses.

For over 130 years, the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has continually been a leader in the education of pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists, renowned for innovation in clinical practice and research. The school is accredited by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) and is the No. 1 ranked school of pharmacy in New York State and No. 14 in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.