PharmaTell seminar: New age cures for age old diseases: Nanotechnological approaches Event as iCalendar

31 May 2013

12 - 1pm

Venue: Seminar Room 503-020, Building 503, 85 Park Road, Grafton

Dr Parekh obtained his BPharm (Hons I) in 1997, and a PhD in pharmaceutical chemistry from the University of Nottingham, UK in 2002. Relocating to Australia in 2003 he spent two-years developing ‘Dendrimers’ - chemically-derived drug/gene delivery vectors.  In 2005 he joined the School of Pharmacy establishing his independent research group.  Dr Parekh has supervised 4 PhD students to completion, with 6 PhD student projects underway (2013).  He has received the Trailblazer award from Uniquest Pty Ltd on two separate occasions, based on his technologies and their commercial potential. He is an adjunct-faculty member at Manipal University, India and has established satellite research/commercialisation laboratories in both India (IKP – Hyderabad) and Singapore (NUS-NanoCore). Active projects and collaborations underway with counterparts in India, China, Singapore, Germany, UK & Brazil explore the application of dendrimers, liposomes, bubble liposomes as well as traditional Chinese & Indian medicine for health and cosmetic benefit.  New Age Cures for Age Old Diseases:  Nanotechnological Approaches.

Speaker

: Harendra (Harry) S. Parekh.  PhD (UK), MRPharmS (UK), MPS (Aust.) Senior Lecturer; Research Group Leader – Drug & Gene Delivery. School of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

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