Vivek Gupta is an Associate Professor, and Associate Dean of Graduate Education & Research at St. John’s University College of Pharmacy. Dr Gupta is an experienced pharmaceutical researcher with interests in developing novel therapies for respiratory disorders. His expertise lies in the fields of novel drug discovery and repurposing, and non-invasive delivery of small and macromolecules via inhalation route. He also has significant research interest in the fields of pharmaceutical scalability, and nano-repurposing. Dr. Gupta’s research group has published >75 high-impact studies in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Gupta also serves on editorial boards of many peer-reviewed journals; and is also involved in national pharmaceutical organizations including AAPS and CRS. Multiple technologies and therapies developed by Dr. Gupta’s group have been patented and have been licensed to biotech start-ups including PulmoSIM Therapeutics.