The ADRITELF Board congratulates Prof. Twan Lammers, the recipient of the 2018 edition award. He will give a lecture during the 11th World Meeting on Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, in Granada (Spain).
Twan Lammers obtained a DSc degree in Radiation Oncology from Heidelberg University in 2008 and a PhD degree in Pharmaceutics from Utrecht University in 2009. In the same year, he started the Nanomedicine and Theranostics group at the Institute for Experimental Molecular Imaging at RWTH Aachen University Clinic. In 2014, he was promoted to full professor at the faculty of medicine at RWTH Aachen. He has published over 150 research articles and reviews (>7500 citations, h-index 46), and has received several scholarships and awards, including a starting and proof-of-concept grant from the European Research Council, and the young investigator award of the Controlled Release Society. He is associate editor for Europe for the Journal of Controlled Release, and serves on the editorial board member of multiple other journals. His primary research interests include drug targeting to tumors, image-guided drug delivery and tumor-targeted combination therapies.