Farid Abedin Dorkoosh

Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran


Farid Dorkoosh has received his Pharm.D. degree from Tehran Azad University in Iran and then was awarded his Ph.D. degree in pharmaceutics and biopharmaceutics from Leiden University in The Netherlands in 2002. He followed an international training on intellectual property and management of innovation at World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2005. He got also his Diploma in management from Chartered Management Institute of London, UK, in 2009. He is currently an Associate Professor at Tehran University of Medical Sciences. He serves both in pharmaceutics group and in pharmacoeconomy and pharmaceutical management group at Faculty of Pharmacy. His solid scientific and technical knowledge with respect to developing new business activities is well recognized internationally. This knoweldge focuses on enhancing high-throughput research activities for developing novel drug delivery systems. He has more than 60 research articles and 9 patents and patent applications. Dorkoosh was honored to receive the 2001 CRS/Capsugel graduate award for outstanding research in peroral peptide drug delivery dedicated by the Young Investigator Awards Committee of the Controlled Release Society (CRS) in San Diego, USA, in June 2001. He has also received the Pharmaceutical Technology and Drug Delivery (PT/DD) graduate award dedicated by American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists for outstanding Ph.D. research in peroral peptide drug delivery, Toronto, Canada 2002. He was the Member of Educational Committee of Controlled Release Society (CRS) from 2004 to 2008 and he was the Chairman of this committee in 2008. He became the Chairman of Young Scientists Committee of CRS in 2009.

Biography Updated on 28 July 2013

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