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Pharmaceutical Science Expert #54097

This sample expert has over 27 years of experience, and specializes in the field of pharmaceutical science with specific knowledge in the areas of drug delivery, nanotechnology and biomaterials. Published on such topics as drug delivery by multiple routes, gene therapy and biomaterials in nanotechnology. Founded two pharmaceutical companies that are each doing well.

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Areas of biomaterials expertise

  • Drug delivery
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Biomaterials

Education

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of California Los Angeles
  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Oncology & Neurosurgey, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Employment history

This expert is a global leader of research at the interface of nanotechnology and medicine. Known for designing and synthesizing new biodegradable plastics, with which his research group creates nanoscopic, drug-filled particles capable of targeted and sustained delivery to specific sites in the body. An inventor more than 35 filed patents relating to controlled/sustained drug delivery methods. Products based on this expert’s drug delivery inventions have been tested in various clinical trials, through and including Phase III. Founded two pharmaceutical companies spun out of research from his lab. Served on the Scientific Advisory Board for Genentech in the Drug Delivery Division, as a frequent advisor to industry, and as an advisor to government agencies, such as the National Institute of Health (NIH). Chairperson of the gene and drug delivery study section of the NIH.