October 03, 2018 | Board of Directors

Professor Abdul Basit

Abdul holds the position of Professor of Pharmaceutics at the UCL School of Pharmacy. His research sits at the interface between pharmaceutical science and gastroenterology, forging links between basic science and clinical outcomes. Abdul is an international authority on oral drug delivery and absorption, and has published over 300 papers, book chapters, abstracts, and patents. He leads a large multi-disciplinary research group to further the understanding of gastrointestinal physiology by fundamental research. This knowledge has been translated into the design of new technologies and improved disease treatments, many of which are in late stage clinical trials. Abdul has been the recipient of many prestigious awards in his field and is a frequent speaker at international conferences. He also serves as a consultant to numerous pharmaceutical companies, and is on the advisory boards of healthcare organisations, charitable bodies, and scientific journals.

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