Stefaan De Smedt

University of Ghent

Stefaan De Smedt is a Fulltime Professor at Ghent University and founder of the Ghent Research Group on Nanomedicines. Stefaan De Smedt studied pharmacy at Ghent University. Following his doctoral studies he joined Janssen Pharmaceutica. He did post-doctoral research in Ghent and Utrecht and became Professor in Physical Pharmacy and Biopharmacy at Ghent University (1999) where he founded the Ghent Research Group on Nanomedicines. He has strongly enjoyed to be the scientific promoter and mentor of +45 doctoral students. Since 2004 he is editor of the Journal of Controlled Release for the region Europe-Middle East & Africa. Stefaan De Smedt’ s research is at the interface between drug delivery, biophysics, material sciences and physical chemistry.