Prof Kostas Kostarelos

Chair of Nanomedicine & Head

Centre for Drug Delivery Research

The School of Pharmacy
University of London
United Kingdom
PH: +44 (207) 753 5861
Fax: +44 (207) 753 5955
Email: [email protected]


Professor Kostarelos is the Chair of Nanomedicine & Head of the Centre for Drug Delivery Research at The School of Pharmacy of the University of London, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, a Fellow of the Institute of Nanotechnology and a Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Professorial Fellow.

He obtained his Diploma and PhD in Chemical Engineering from the Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London. Kostas previously was Assistant Professor of Genetic Medicine and Chemical Engineering in Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, USA and Deputy Director of Imperial College Genetic Therapies Centre, London, UK. He was postdoctoral associate at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

He is a Senior Founding Member of the American Society of Nanomedicine, past Treasurer and Board Member of the International Liposome Society and Advisory Board Member of the European Foundation for Clinical Nanomedicine. Prof. Kostarelos is the Founding and Senior Editor of the journal Nanomedicine (ISI® 2008 Impact Factor: 6.1), sits on the Editorial Board of 'The Journal of Liposome Research', 'The International Journal of Nanomedicine', and 'Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine'.

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