Balthasar is Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the State
University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Balthasar received a B.S.
in Pharmacy (1991) and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics (1996) from the
University at Buffalo. Dr. Balthasar served as a Clinical
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics at the University at
Buffalo from 1996-1997 and, from 1997-1999, as an Assistant
Professor of the Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical
Chemistry at the University of Utah. He rejoined the University
at Buffalo as an Assistant Professor in 1999, and was promoted
to Associate Professor in 2003 and to Full Professor in 2008.
Dr. Balthasar serves as the Director of the Center for Protein
Therapeutics. Dr. Balthasar’s research, which is funded by the
National Institutes of Health, utilizes pharmacokinetic and
pharmacodynamic analyses to guide the development of new
therapies. Current research focuses on the development of drug
targeting strategies to improve the selectivity of cancer
chemotherapy and on the development of new immunotherapies for
the treatment of humoral autoimmune diseases.