Prof. Kostas Kostarelos, Chair of Nanomedicine
Kostas is the Chair of Nanomedicine & Head of the Centre for Drug Delivery Research at The School of Pharmacy of the University of London. In 2010 he was awarded the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Professorial Fellowship with the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Tsukuba, Japan. He has been invited Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine (FRSM), Fellow of the Institute ofNanotechnology (FIoN) and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) all in the United Kingdom. He obtained his Diploma in Chemical Engineering (DIC) and PhD from the Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London. Previous appointments include: Assistant Professor of Genetic Medicine and Chemical Engineering in Medicine at Cornell University Weill Medical College, NY, USA; Deputy Director of Imperial College Genetic Therapies Centre, London, UK; Research Associate, University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, USA. Prof. Kostarelos is the Founding and Senior Editor of the journal Nanomedicine (ISI® 2009 Impact Factor: 5.98) and sits on the Editorial Board of The Journal of Liposome Research, The International Journal of Nanomedicine, Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, and Frontiers in Neuroengineering.