College of Pharmacy research theme

Drug discovery, design, development and delivery

Research affiliations

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Research groups



Research summary

Research work focuses on the uptake process of lipophilic substances and the influence of extracellular and intracellular binding proteins on the uptake processes in normal and disease conditions. Research work also involves the use of MyoNovin in skeletal muscle regeneration with a focus on geriatric muscle atrophy.


Dr. Frank Burczynski is a professor at the College of Pharmacy, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba. Previous roles include associate dean research, a position which he held from 1999 to 2004.

Dr. Burczynski has trained many undergraduate and graduate research students and teaches biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics at both levels. He has sat on numerous committees throughout the university as well as journal editorial boards and granting agencies.

He maintains an active research group with interests in drug transport and development of novel transdermal dosage forms. His research work has been funded by tri-council agencies.


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy (PhD) 
  • Master of Science in Pharmacy (M.Sc. (Pharm))
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (B.Sc. (Pharm)) 

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College of Pharmacy
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University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0T5 Canada