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The awards of Professor S. S. Davis:

25 years of drug targeting

1968 Professor Davis was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to undertake postdoctoral studies with Professor Takeru Higuchi at the University of Kansas in the field of solution thermodynamics.

In 1970 he was the first recipient of the Conference Science Medal given by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (GB).

In 1986 he received the Maurice-Marie Janot award given to reward an international-level researcher for the quality and innovative character of his research work. pdf

Also in 1986 he was presented with the the Scheele Award (Sweden) for work on biopharmaceutical aspects of drug formulation.

In 1989 he (with others) was given the Amersham Award by the Society of Nuclear Medicine (UK).

The 2000 Harrison Memorial Medal was presented to Professor S. S. (Bob) Davis at the British Pharmaceutical Conference. link pdf2

In 2003 S.S (Bob) Davis became an Emeritus Professor of Pharmacy at the University of Nottingham. In this year he was awarded the Eurand Career Achievement Award for Outstanding Research in Oral Drug Delivery.

2005 he received the Hoest-Madsen Medal for lifetime achievement in the pharmaceutical sciences from the International Federation of Pharmacy (FIP). It is the highest scientific award of the FIP. pdf1 pdf2

He was awarded a Doctor of Science Degree (Honoris causa) by the University of London, School of Pharmacy, in November 2006.pdf1

S.S. (Bob) Davis has served on numerous committees and panels including the British and European Pharmacopoeia, the Medicines Commission (United Kingdom), and the Science & Engineering Research Council (United Kingdom).

Membership of Learned Societies

Bob is or has been a member of many learned societies, including the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Royal Institute of Chemistry, Society of Rheology, Society of Chemical Industry, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Controlled Release Society and the Society for Drug Research.


Controlled Release Society
 
Active member since 1980
Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Controlled Release at its inception
Attendance at many of the Annual Meetings of the Society, to include presentations, plenary lectures, published abstracts etc.
2003. Eurand Career Achievement Award for Outstanding Research in Oral Drug Delivery.
 
 

Membership of Editorial Boards

S.S. (Bob) Davis is or has been a member of the following editorial boards;
 
Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews
American Journal of Drug Delivery
Biomaterials
Critical Reviews in Drug Carrier Systems
Drug Delivery Today
European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
International Journal of Pharmaceutics
Journal of Controlled Release
Journal of Drug Targeting
Journal of Microencapsulation
Journal of Pharmaceutical Advances
Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Pharmaceutical Development and Technology
Pharmaceutical Research



Industrial Experience
 
Visiting Scientist at the following US companies:

Allergan
Alza

Syntex

Retained Consultancies/ Scientific Advisory Boards Past and Present
 
Abbott
Alza
Aradigm
Arakis
Baxter
Eiffel Technologies
Eli Lilly
Fresenius
Gene Medicine
Glycoform
Hoechst
ICI Pharmaceuticals (Zeneca)
Jouveinal
Leopold
Marion Merrell Dow
Molecular Profiles

Pharmaceutical Profiles
Pierre Fabre
Synthelabo Pharma

 

Nottingham UniversityDanbiosyst (Uk) Ltd. (now Archimedes)Pharmaceutical Profiles Ltd.






























































































































Curriculum Vitae Professor Stanley (Bob) Davis


Professor SS (Bob) Davis obtained his Bachelors degree in Pharmacy from the School of Pharmacy at the University of London in 1964. He remained at the same University to study for a PhD in colloid science (1967). In 1966 he was appointed Assistant Lecturer in Pharmaceutics and then to Lecturer in 1967. He was awarded his Doctor of Science degree (higher doctorate) in 1982. In 1968 he was awarded a one year Fulbright Scholarship to undertake postdoctoral studies with Professor Takeru Higuchi at the University of Kansas, USA in the field of solution thermodynamics.

In 1970 he moved to the University of Aston in Birmingham as Senior Lecturer and Head of the Pharmaceutics section. Here, he built up an active research group in drug delivery systems. Professor Davis took the position of Lord Trent Professor of Pharmacy at Nottingham in 1975, where he ran a large research group, studying novel drug delivery systems. Topics of research have included drug targeting (with particular emphasis on colloidal carriers), transmucosal delivery, oral and parenteral systems for controlled release and product evaluation through gamma scintigraphy. He became an emeritus professor in 2003.

He has published over 750 papers and is co-editor of 7 books. He is the named inventor on numerous patents dealing with drug delivery. He is the co-founder of three pharmaceutical companies; CDD (Co-ordinated Drug Develoment) (now Vectura Ltd); Danbiosyst (UK) Ltd (sold to West Pharmaceutical Services and then to Archimedes) and Pharmaceutical Profiles Ltd.

He has acted as a Consultant to various pharmaceutical companies and has worked as a visiting Scientist at Syntex, Allergan, and Alza. He has served on numerous Committees and Panels, to include those of the British and European Pharmacopoeias, the United Kingdom Medicines Commission, The Science & Engineering Research Council.

Awards received include The Science Medal (The British Pharmaceutical Conference, (1971), The Scheele Award (Swedish Pharmaceutical Association, 1985), The Maurice-Marie Janot Award (APGI, France, 1986) (The Harrison Memorial Medal, Royal Pharmaceutical Society, 2000), The Eurand Career Achievement Award for Outstanding Research in Oral Drug Delivery. The Controlled Release Society, 2003. The Hoest Madsen Medal (FIP) (2005). He was awarded a Doctor of Science Degree (Honoris causa) by the University of London, School of Pharmacy, in November 2006.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, The Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences. His non-scientific interests include skiing, sailing and art.

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