Drugdeliverycon_ Organizing Committee

Alain L Fymat

President/CEO and Professor
International Institute of Medicine and Science
USA

Biography: He is a medical-physical scientist and an educator. He is the current ReadMore...

Research Interest: His current research interests lie at the interface between ReadMore...

Yavuz Silay

Chairman of the Board
Istanbul Consulting Group
Turkey

Biography: Yavuz is the chairman of Istanbul Consulting Group. ICG(Istanbul Consu ReadMore...

Research Interest: Neurology, Pulmonary Critical Care, Rheumatology, Oncology a ReadMore...

Pieter R. Cullis

Director, Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia;
Co-Chair, Personalized Medicine Initiative;
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,
Director, NanoMedicines Research Group, UBC.

University of British Columbia
Canada

Biography: Pieter R. Cullis, Ph.D. Director, Life Sciences Institute, University ReadMore...

Research Interest: Roles of lipids in biological membranes and the use of lipid ReadMore...

Shyam Mohapatra

Distinguished USF Health Professor,
University of South Florida,
Research Career Scientist, James A Haley VA Hospital,
Tampa

University of South Florida
USA

Biography: Dr. Mohapatra is a Distinguished Health Professor, Associate Dean at t ReadMore...

Research Interest: Immunology and inflammation in allergic, immunologic and inf ReadMore...

Shufeng Zhou

Chair & Professor, Cop Dept Of Pharmaceutical Science
Professor, Associate Vice President of Global Medical Development
College of Pharmacy

University of South Florida
USA

Biography: Professor Zhou completed his clinical medical training in China in 198 ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr Zhou’s major research interests are drug discovery/syst ReadMore...

Gabriel Lopez-Berestein

John Q. Gaines Professor for Cancer Research
Associate Director, The Center for RNAi and non-coding RNA
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Professor of Nanomedicine and Biomedical Engineering

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
USA

Biography: Dr. Gabriel Lopez-Berestein is a Professor of Medicine and Experimenta ReadMore...

Research Interest: His research efforts concentrate on the monocyte-macrophage ReadMore...

Andras G. Lacko

Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

University of North Texas Health Science Center
USA

Biography: Dr. Lacko is a professor in the department of molecular biology and im ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr. Lacko’s research has changed to develop and characteri ReadMore...

Karolos Grigoriadis

Professor
David Zimmerman Memorial Chair
Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Houston
USA

Biography: Dr. Grigoriadis has authored or co-authored over 150 journal and proce ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr. Grigoriadis research has been focusing on the developmen ReadMore...

Chun Li

professor
Department of Cancer Systems Imaging,
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
USA

Biography: Chun Li, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Cancer Systems Imag ReadMore...

Research Interest: Research interest is primarily focused on two areas: 1) the ReadMore...

Chengzhi Cai

Professor, Department of Chemistry,
Co-Director, Chemical Biology Interdisciplinary Program,
Director, Mass Spectrometry Laboratory,
University of Houston, Texas

University of Houston
USA

Biography: Professor Cai received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in 1986 an ReadMore...

Research Interest: Research interests include Organic synthesis, dendrimers, or ReadMore...

M. N. V. Ravi Kumar

Professor
Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy
USA

Biography: Professor Kumar did his PhD in drug delivery from Indian Institute of ReadMore...

Research Interest: Working at the interface of Pharmaceutical and biomaterial s ReadMore...

Pieter R. Cullis

Director, Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia;
Co-Chair, Personalized Medicine Initiative;
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,
Director, NanoMedicines Research Group, UBC.

University of British Columbia
Canada

Biography: Pieter R. Cullis, Ph.D. Director, Life Sciences Institute, University ReadMore...

Research Interest: Roles of lipids in biological membranes and the use of lipid ReadMore...

Shyam Mohapatra

Distinguished USF Health Professor,
University of South Florida,
Research Career Scientist, James A Haley VA Hospital,
Tampa

University of South Florida
USA

Biography: Dr. Mohapatra is a Distinguished Health Professor, Associate Dean at t ReadMore...

Research Interest: Immunology and inflammation in allergic, immunologic and inf ReadMore...

Shufeng Zhou

Chair & Professor, Cop Dept Of Pharmaceutical Science
Professor, Associate Vice President of Global Medical Development
College of Pharmacy

University of South Florida
USA

Biography: Professor Zhou completed his clinical medical training in China in 198 ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr Zhou’s major research interests are drug discovery/syst ReadMore...

Gabriel Lopez-Berestein

John Q. Gaines Professor for Cancer Research
Associate Director, The Center for RNAi and non-coding RNA
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Professor of Nanomedicine and Biomedical Engineering

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
USA

Biography: Dr. Gabriel Lopez-Berestein is a Professor of Medicine and Experimenta ReadMore...

Research Interest: His research efforts concentrate on the monocyte-macrophage ReadMore...

Andras G. Lacko

Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

University of North Texas Health Science Center
USA

Biography: Dr. Lacko is a professor in the department of molecular biology and im ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr. Lacko’s research has changed to develop and characteri ReadMore...

Karolos Grigoriadis

Professor
David Zimmerman Memorial Chair
Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Houston
USA

Biography: Dr. Grigoriadis has authored or co-authored over 150 journal and proce ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr. Grigoriadis research has been focusing on the developmen ReadMore...

Chun Li

professor
Department of Cancer Systems Imaging,
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
USA

Biography: Chun Li, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Cancer Systems Imag ReadMore...

Research Interest: Research interest is primarily focused on two areas: 1) the ReadMore...

Chengzhi Cai

Professor, Department of Chemistry,
Co-Director, Chemical Biology Interdisciplinary Program,
Director, Mass Spectrometry Laboratory,
University of Houston, Texas

University of Houston
USA

Biography: Professor Cai received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in 1986 an ReadMore...

Research Interest: Research interests include Organic synthesis, dendrimers, or ReadMore...

M. N. V. Ravi Kumar

Professor
Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy
USA

Biography: Professor Kumar did his PhD in drug delivery from Indian Institute of ReadMore...

Research Interest: Working at the interface of Pharmaceutical and biomaterial s ReadMore...

Pieter R. Cullis

Director
Life Sciences Institute, Director, NanoMedicines Research Group, UBC. University of British Columbia
Canada

Biography: Pieter R. Cullis, Ph.D. Director, Life Sciences Institute, University ReadMore...

Research Interest: My research interests are focused on the roles of lipids in ReadMore...

Istvan Toth

Director
ARC Australia Professorial Fellow Chair in Biological Chemistry Editor-in-Chief, Current Drug Delivery Editor-in-Chief, Drug Delivery Letters University of Queensland
Australia

Biography: Professor Istvan Toth PhD, DSc is a Chemical Engineer, ARC Australia P ReadMore...

Research Interest: Professor Toth works to develop synthetic peptide- and nanop ReadMore...

Gjumrakch Aliev

President and CEO
GALLY International Biomedical Research Consulting LLC
USA

Biography: Gjumrakch Aliev, MD, PhD, President “GALLY” International Biomedic ReadMore...

Research Interest: Aliev’s accomplishments in the area of biochemistry and ReadMore...

Irach B. Taraporewala

President
Sitara Pharmaceutical Consulting Group
USA

Biography: Dr. Irach B. Taraporewala has over 30 years’ experiece in drug disco ReadMore...

Research Interest: Consulting on Pharmaceutical Company start-up and phased gro ReadMore...

Hiroshi Maeda

President
President Sojo University Institute of Drug Delivery Science
Japan

Biography: Dr. Hiroshi Maeda is a world renowned expert in macromolecular therape ReadMore...

Research Interest: Formulation and Development, Drug Delivery, Pharmaceutical ReadMore...

Hajime Mori

Vice President
Kyoto Institute of Technology
Japan

Biography: Hajime Mori has completed his PhD at the age of 26 years from Nagoya U ReadMore...

Research Interest: Hajime Mori has completed his PhD at the age of 26 years fro ReadMore...

Christophe A. Serra

Professor
Institute Charles Sadron & University of Strasbourg
France

Biography: Christophe is Professor at the University of Strasbourg teaching at th ReadMore...

Research Interest: Microencapsulation is used for the protection of drug, contr ReadMore...

Subhash C Chauhan

Professor
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
USA

Biography: Chauhan has completed his PhD at the age of 27 years from Central Drug ReadMore...

Research Interest: Pancreatic cancer (PanCa), is the fourth leading cause of ca ReadMore...

Rajiv Nayar

Founder and President
HTD Biosystems
USA

Biography: Rajiv Nayar is Founder and President of HTD Biosystems. Previously, Dr ReadMore...

Research Interest: Formulation, Development of liposomal doxorubicin, Drug Deli ReadMore...

Ulo Langel

Professor
Stockholm University
Sweden

Biography: Ülo Langel is a Professor at the Department of Neurochemistry, Stockh ReadMore...

Research Interest: Introduction of PepFect and NickFect technologies for oligon ReadMore...

Sung Wan Kim

Professor
University of Utah
USA

Biography: Kim is Founder and former Co-Chairman for the International Symposium ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr. Kim is a pioneer and has been engaged in drug delivery r ReadMore...

Somdutta Saha

Senior Scientist
GlaxoSmithKline
USA

Biography: Saha received my PhD degree in Bioinformatics jointly from the Univers ReadMore...

Research Interest: Tumor associated carbohydrate antigens (TACAs, Computational ReadMore...

Om Perumal

Professor & Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Scienes South Dakota State University Founder & Chief Scientific Officer Tranzderm Solutions
South Dakota State University
USA

Biography: Omathanu Perumal is a Professor and Head of Department of Pharmaceutic ReadMore...

Research Interest: Drug Delivery, nanoparticulate Systems, Topical Drug Deliver ReadMore...

Ruben Abagyan

Professor
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
USA

Biography: Dr. Abagyan’s research focuses on the development of novel technolog ReadMore...

Research Interest: Structure Based Drug Discovery, Toxicology, Protein Modeling ReadMore...

Mircea Alexandru Mateescu

Professor
University of Quebec
Canada

Biography: M. A. Mateescu (PhD from Bucharest Polytechnic University and receiver ReadMore...

Research Interest: The continuous improvements of pharmaceutical formulations h ReadMore...

Vladimir Torchilin

Director, Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine
Editor-in-Chief, Drug Delivery
Editor-in-Chief, Current Drug Discovery Technologies
Editor-in-Chief, OpenNano

Northeastern University
USA

Biography: Vladimir P. Torchilin is a University Distinguished Professor and Dire ReadMore...

Research Interest: His research interests include liposomes, lipid-core micelle ReadMore...

Gjumrakch Aliev

President and CEO
GALLY International Biomedical Research Consulting LLC
USA

Biography: Gjumrakch Aliev, MD, PhD, President “GALLY” International Biomedic ReadMore...

Research Interest: Drug design towards CNS Neurological Disorders, AD, cancer, ReadMore...

Riccardo Panicucci

Vice President
WuXi AppTec
USA

Biography: Rick Panicucci joined WuXi AppTec in February 2015 as the Vice Preside ReadMore...

Research Interest: Drug Delivery and Drug Discovery

Tonglei Li

Associate Dean of Graduate Programs Allen Chao Chair and Professor of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy
Purdue University
USA

Biography: Li holds a B.S. in Chemistry and an M.S. in Computational Chemistry fr ReadMore...

Research Interest: Solid-state chemistry, Formulation and drug delivery

Robert J. Lee

Professor
The Ohio State University
USA

Biography: Robert J. Lee received his Ph.D. in 1994 from Purdue University. He h ReadMore...

Research Interest: Targeted drug delivery systems and lipid-based nanoparticles ReadMore...

Hicham Fenniri

Professor
Northeastern University
USA

Biography: Dr. Fenniri was educated at the Université de Strasbourg, France, rec ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nanotechnology for biomedical applications, nanoscale materi ReadMore...

Ulo Langel

Professor
Stockholm University
France

Biography: Ülo Langel is a Professor at the Department of Neurochemistry, Stockh ReadMore...

Research Interest: Introduction of PepFect and NickFect technologies for oligon ReadMore...

Joel Richard

Senior Vice President
IPSEN
France

Biography: Dr Joël Richard is currently Senior Vice President, Peptides in IPSEN ReadMore...

Research Interest: n the last 20 years, Dr Richard has focused his research act ReadMore...

Peng Huang

Professor
Shenzhen University
China

Biography: Professor Huang Peng long been engaged in the study of disease diagnos ReadMore...

Research Interest: Biomedical Engineering, Molecular Imaging and Nano treatment

Hemachand Tummala

Associate Professor
South Dakota State University
USA

Biography: Hemachand Tummala is an Associate Professor and a Faculty Scholar of P ReadMore...

Research Interest: Drug delivery and drug targeting, Transdermal delivery of na ReadMore...