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Professor Ryan Donnelly, School of Pharmacy

Queen’s Pharmacy Professor scoops CRS Young Investigator of the Year Award

1/06/2016


Professor Ryan Donnelly, Chair in Pharmaceutical Technology in the School of Pharmacy, has been named Controlled Release Society (CRS) Young Investigator of the Year 2016.

Ryan was recognised for his research focussing on microneedle arrays for transdermal drug delivery and intradermal delivery of vaccines and photosensitizers, as well as minimally invasive patient monitoring. Still at a relatively early stage of his career, he has authored four textbooks and approximately 150 full papers. His work has already attracted numerous awards, including the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Innovator of the Year in 2013, the GSK Emerging Scientist Award in 2012, and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Science Award in 2011.

Ryan will deliver his award lecture at the 2016 CRS Annual Meeting on Tuesday 19 July.

Watch a video about how Ryan’s innovative microneedle technology could revolutionise the way drugs are delivered:

 

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