Month: October 2023

CPPR Faculty, Prof. Xiuling Lu, Advanced to Fellow Status  

Prof. Xiuling Lu of University of Connecticut joins a growing list of CPPR faculty who are AA PS Fellows.  Dr. Lu will be recognized as a new Fellow at the PharmSci360 meeting in October.  Known best for her work in nanoparticle-based therapeutics, Dr. Lu also serves in many leadership roles in AAPS and NIPTE.  Other CPPR faculty who are AAPS Fellows include Robin Bogner, Diane Burgess, Stephen Byrn, Tonglei Li, Eric Munson, Raj Suryanarayanan, Lynne Taylor, and Elizabeth Topp. 

Another Successful CPPR Research Conference

University of Minnesota hosted about 30 industrial scientists, faculty and students met Oct 9-11, 2023 to share research findings and proposals for new research projectsFour new research projects were selected for funding by the Industrial Advisory BoardNew research involves cell cryopreservation, CFD-DEM modeling of suspension mixing, polymer selection for amorphous solid dispersions, and spray freeze-drying of emerging therapies. 

CPPR Faculty, Prof. Diane Burgess, Recognized for Advancement of Women in the Pharmaceutical Sciences

CPPR faculty, Distinguished Professor Diane Burgess of University of Connecticut, was named the 2023 Alice E. Till Advancement of Women in Pharmaceutical Sciences AwardeeDr. Burgess joins fellow CPPR faculty, Prof. Lynne Taylor of Purdue University, who won the honor in 2022Dr. Burgess has served as mentor and role model to many students, trainees, and peers.