Donald Gerecke
Associate Professor
Department: Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Phone: 1.8484450233
Email: gerecke@eohsi.rutgers.edu
Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute
170 Frelinghuysen Rd, Room 410
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Key Words: Skin, Laminins, Collagens, and Extra Cellular Matrix, with particular interest in skin wound repair and countermeasures to sulfur mustard damage

Dr. Gerecke’s research is focused on the effects of alkylating agents on skin. His laboratory is determining the molecular mechanisms of alkylating agents on skin and from that knowledge, testing countermeasure compounds to alleviate the initial lesions, or speed wound repair without scarring. mechanisms and applications of biopharmaceutics and polymers to drug delivery and targeting.