Departmental News

Congratulations Dr. Yoon Yeo

Yoon Yeo was named the Lillian Barboul Thomas Professor of IPPH and BME. Yeo is an internationally recognized researcher and thought leader who focuses on drug-delivery technologies and clinical translation to treat cancer and chronic diseases. Her research focuses on four main areas: systemic delivery of nucleic acids, immunomodulatory formulations, tumor-targeted drug delivery and long-acting drug-delivery systems. She holds 11 patents, has authored more than 120 peer-reviewed articles and has been an invited lecturer at more than 140 national and international societies and universities. Yeo is a fellow of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Controlled Release Society and serves as a standing member of the National Institutes of Health Innovations in Nanosystems and Nanotechnology study section. She also currently serves as one of two deputy editors in chief for the Journal of Controlled Release. Yeo came to Purdue in 2007 and currently serves as associate head for the Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy as well as a professor of industrial and physical pharmacy and biomedical engineering. We are grateful to Yoon for all her hard work and research. Congratulations!!

Kinnari Arte Wins Poster Award

Kinnari Arte's poster "Understanding the effects of drying techniques on RNA lipid nanoparticles" received the "Outstanding Poster Award" from International Society of Lyophilization - Freeze Drying Midwest Chapter Conference. Her award reflects our successful collaborative work on freeze drying and spray freeze drying of RNA LNP. 

Congratulations Kinnari!

Highly Cited Articles by IPPH Professor Tony Zhou

An article with a title “Pharmaceutical amorphous solid dispersion: A review of manufacturing strategies” from Dr. Tony Zhou’s group received Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B (APSB) 2022 High Impact Paper Award.  APSB is a leading pharmaceutical journal (IF 14.9) that publishes significant original research articles, rapid communications and high-quality reviews of recent advances in all areas of pharmaceutical sciences. This article is listed as Top 1% High Cited Paper in Pharmacology & Toxicology by Web of Science as of April 2023.

Monon Bioventures receives nearly $400,000 to develop Purdue-discovered glioblastoma treatment

Funds from a National Cancer Institute grant will be used to demonstrate the feasibility of manufacturing a glioblastoma therapeutic created at the Purdue University College of Pharmacy. Monon Bioventures, which received the grant, will team with Purdue inventor Sandro Matosevic and Genezen on the project.

2022 Alice E. Till Advancement of Women in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Congratulations to Lynne Taylor, Ph.D.


Alice E. Till Advancement of Women in Pharmaceutical Sciences Recognition


Join AAPS in recognizing Lynne Taylor, Ph.D., as the 2022 Alice E. Till Advancement of Women in Pharmaceutical Sciences Recognition recipient.


Purdue IPPH made the local news

Purdue institute hopes to expand pharma manufaturing in Indiana


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Dr. Tony Zhou Receives the 20021 Young Investigator Award for Pharmaceutics Journal

Dr. Tony Zhou, Associate Professor of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, receives 2021 Young Investigator Award from the Pharmaceutics Journal. This award recognizes young researchers who have produced ground-breaking research and made a significant contribution to the advancement of pharmaceutics and biopharmaceutics.

Pharmaceutics is scientific journal which provides an advanced forum for the science and technology of pharmaceutics and biopharmaceutics. It has an impact factor of 6.321 in 2021

Aprecia Webinar Series Part 2

The series continues and Purdue IPPH is excited to be a part of it. 

Purdue University in collaboration with the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) and Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, the only company with an FDA-approved 3DP product, will be presenting a webinar series on Pharmaceutical 3D Printing.

2021 AAPS Emerging Leader Award for IPPH Professor Tony Zhou

IPPH Professor Tony Zhou has been selected to receive the prestigious American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Emerging Leader Award. The purpose of this award brings recognition to scientists and pharmaceutical professionals who are early in their careers and have made a significant impact through the pharmaceutical sciences that promotes public health.

Professor Tony Zhou joined Editorial Board of European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmacology

IPPH Professor Tony Zhou joined the Editorial Board of two high-caliber pharmaceutical journals: European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmacology.

European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences is the official Journal of the European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences and has an outstanding reputation in publishing excellent work in the field with an impact factor of 4.384 (2020).


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