Professor Philipp Seib
APS Board Member

Philipp is a registered pharmacist and holds the Chair in Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmaceutics at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany. He is a Heisenberg Professor and has a secondment at the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME Branch for Bioresources.

He obtained his BPharm and MSc from King’s College London and his PhD (2005) in drug delivery from Cardiff University. He conducted postdoctoral research at the Technical University Dresden (Germany) and Tufts University (Boston, USA). Philipp held his first academic lecturer position at the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow UK, where he rose to Reader in Pharmaceutical Materials. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. His research interest lies at the interface of cell biology, drug delivery and material science. His research mission involves top-down, challenge-based activities centred on developing pharmaceutical materials for healthcare technologies, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.