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COUVREUR Patrick

Employment: Full Professor at Université Paris-Sud
Education: Université Catholique de Louvain - Ecole de Pharmacy
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Biography

Pr Patrick COUVREUR is Full Professor of Pharmacy at the Paris-Sud University and holder of the chair of “Innovation Technologique” (2009-2010) at the prestigious « Collège de France ». He is appointed as a Senior Member of the “Institut Universitaire de France”. He is also the recipient of an “ERC Advanced Grant” (2010-2015).

Pr Patrick COUVREUR’s contributions in the field of drug delivery and targeting are highly recognized around the world with more than 490 peer review research publications (H-index 73 and over 20,000 citations). His research is interdisciplinary, at the interface between Physico-Chemistry of Colloids, Polymer Chemistry, Material Science, Molecular and Cellular Biology and Experimental Pharmacology.

Patrick COUVREUR’s research has led to the funding of two start-up companies (Bioalliance and Medsqual). The major scientific contribution of Patrick COUVREUR to the Pharmaceutical Sciences is also recognized by numerous international (the “2004 Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress Award”, the prestigious “Host Madsen Medal”, the “European Pharmaceutical Scientist Award” of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the European Inventor Award 2013 given by the European Patent Office) and national awards (the “Prix Galien 2009” and the “Médaille de l’Innovation 2012 of the CNRS). His appointment as a member of six academies (Académie des Technologies, Académie de Médecine and Académie de Pharmacie in France, as well as the Académie Royale de Médecine in Belgium, the Royal Academy of Pharmacy in Spain and the US National Academy, Institute of Medicine in USA) is another recognition of major scientific and scholarly contributions of Patrick COUVREUR.

Employment

Collège de France (2009 to 2010)

Professor in Chaire Innovations Technologiques

Paris

Université Paris-Sud (1984-12-01 to present)

Full Professor in UFR de Pharmacie

Chatenay-Malabry

Université Catholique de Louvain - Ecole de Pharmacy (1983 to 1984)

Chef de Travaux Agrégé in Faculty of Medicine

Bruxelles

Université Catholique de Louvain - Ecole de Pharmacy (1979 to 1982)

Chef de Travaux (Associate Professor) in Faculty of Medicine

Bruxelles

Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (1976 to 1977)

Akademische Gast in Pharmacy

Zürich, ZH

Université Catholique de Louvain - Ecole de Pharmacy (1975 to 1976)

Premier Assistant in Faculty of Medicine

Bruxelles

Education

Université Catholique de Louvain - Ecole de Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine (1975 to 1983)

Agrégation de l'Enseignement Supérieur

Bruxelles

Université Catholique de Louvain - Ecole de Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine (1972-09-15 to 1975-10-03)

PhD

Bruxelles

Université Catholique de Louvain - Ecole de Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine (1969-09-01 to 1972-06-30)

Pharmacist

Bruxelles

Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Faculty of Medicine (1967-09-01 to 1969-06-30)

Bachelor Pharmacy

Namur

Funding

European Research Council

TERNANOMED

2010-06 to 2015-06

Grant Number:  FP7/2007-2013 Grant 249835