Vladimir P. Torchilin is Professor and Chairman at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, He gained a Ph.D.and D.Sc. in Polymer Chemistry and Chemistry of Physiologically Active Compounds, and is now a professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences. He has published over 300 papers, reviews and book chapters, 8 books and special journal issues (as author and editor). He is currently a member of the American Chemical Society,
Controlled Release Society, AAPS, International Liposome Society and acts as a review editor for the Journal of Controlled Release, Associate Editor for Journal of Drug targeting, and is on the editorial boards of many other journal including Bioconjugate Chemistry and Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews.He
was awarded the Lenin Prize of the USSR in Science and Technology, 1982; Member, Russian Academy of Biotechnology, 1992, and is a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, 2002.
Volkmar Weissig is an Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics, Northeastern University, Bouve College of Health Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. He gained a Ph.D. in Chemistry and Sc.D. in Biochemistry and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. Asst. He has published over 40 papers, reviews and book chapters and over 70 abstracts. He is a member of the Controlled Release Society, the International Liposome Society, the Mitochondria Research Society and the Rho Chi Honour