Hannah Batchelor

University of Birmingham

Dr Hannah Batchelor is a pharmaceutical scientist who has worked in academia, the NHS and within pharmaceutical industry.

Hannah is currently a Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics, Drug Formulation and Delivery and Director of Research for Pharmacy at the University of Birmingham. She works on the design and manipulation of medicines to create age appropriate drug formulations to maximise clinical efficacy in paediatric patients. Her research interests lie in the optimisation of drug formulations to maximise their biopharmaceutical performance and acceptability to children. Her research is informed by the views of children, young people and parents to ensure that the patients are at the centre of new developments.

Hannah provides formulation and pharmacy expertise to several paediatric specialty groups within the National Institute of Health Research clinical network for children. She is also the workstream leader for the European Paediatric Formulation Initiative biopharmaceutics workstream.

She has been invited to present at many National and International scientific meetings as well as a TED talk (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGbqLsY5J4c.).