11th World Drug Delivery Summit
Stephan T Stern
Nanotechnology Characterization Lab, USA
Stephan T Stern is Acting Deputy Director and Senior Principal Scientist at the National Cancer Institute’s Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory (NCL), located at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research in Frederick, Maryland. The NCL assists in all phases of the nanomedicine drug development process, from early preclinical to late stage clinical trials, working with academic laboratories and the pharmaceutical industry. At the NCL, he oversees nanomedicine pharmacology and toxicology. Data generated from these studies support formulation optimization, regulatory filings, and environmental risk assessment. His research interests include novel drug formulation, bioanalytical method development, and pharmacokinetic modeling. Prior experience includes a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill in the division of drug delivery and disposition, and curriculum in toxicology, and work within regulated areas of the pharmaceutical industry. He received his BS degree in biochemistry from the University of Rochester and his PhD in toxicology from the University of Connecticut at Storrs. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology.