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Timothy McPherson, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
(618) 650‑5148
Fax: (618) 650‑5145

B.S., 1991, St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Ph.D., 1995, Purdue University

Research: Pharmaceutics

Research interests include drug and nutritional supplement delivery, pharmaceutical compounding and product quality, and implantable materials for tissue engineering. Recent projects include the formulation, in vitro testing, and in vivo evaluation of a soy extract for LDL cholesterol reduction; the processing and application of natural extracellular matrix biomaterials for wound healing; the role of compounded prescriptions in contemporary pharmacy practice.

Selected Publications

Nieto MJ, Chongying L, McPherson T, Kolling W, Navarre E. Preparation and characterization of inclusion complexes of N-substituted-benzenesulfonyl heterocycles with cyclodextrins. Austin Journal of Analytical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry 1(2), 2014.

McPherson TB, Neumann W, Kolling W. Stability of non-aqueous topical tetracaine and clotrimazole solutions in polypropylene droptainer bottles. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding 17(6): 508, 2013.

Kolling WM, McPherson TB, McJunkin JL. The use of extemporaneously compounded 1% tetracaine to improve adherence with clotrimazole 1% topical solution in the treatment of ear infection: A case report. Am J Otolaryngol–Head and Neck Med and Surg,

McPherson T, Kolling W, Manek R, Long H, Li T. Physical characterization of 1,3-dipropyl-8-cyclopentylxanthine (CPX). AAPS PharmSciTech 11(2):720-8, 2010.

Wear J, McPherson T, Kolling W. Stability of sodium bicarbonate solutions in polyolefin bags. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy 67(12):1026-9, 2010.

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