Yi Lu, Ph.D.

Dr. Lu holds a B.S. in Pharmacy and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from Sichuan University in China. He started his academic career in Fudan University from 2006 as Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2011. His research interests focus on micro- and nano-particulate drug delivery systems, and oral drug delivery systems. He is a youth member of Chinese Society of Particuology and Dermatopharmacology Committee member of Shanghai Association of Pharmacology. As PI, most of Dr. Lu’s grants came from Chinese government and partly from the pharmaceutical companies, such as Natural Science Foundation Committee of China, Ministry of Education of China and Shanghai Municipal Committee of Science and Technology. He is now studying as a visiting scholar in Dr. Li’s group and focusing on scale up of nanocrystal preparation based on bottom-up technique.