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!!