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Pharmacy educator , researcher

Patrick Couvreur, Belgian pharmacy educator, researcher. Achievements include discovery of the first biodegradable nanoparticles for the targeting of drugs; discovery of doxorubicin loaded nanoparticles for the treatment of resistant hepatocarcinoma; discovery of squalenoylation plate-form for the discovery of new anticancer and antiviral drugs; patents in field.

Background

Couvreur, Patrick was born on January 18, 1950 in Schaerbeek, Belgium. Son of Pierre Couvreur and Elisabeth Van Doren.

Education

Bachelor in Pharmacy, University Notre Dame de la Paix Namur, Belgium, 1969. Master in Pharmacy, University Catholic Louvain, Belgium, 1972. Degree, University Catholic Louvain, Belgium, 1983.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Louvain, Belgium, 1975.

Career

Full professor pharmacy University Paris-Sud, Chatenay-Malabry, since 1984, director doctoral school innovation thérapeutique, 1999—2006. Director Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, France department physico-chemistry, pharmaceutical technical and biopharmacy National Center for Science Research, 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of the first biodegradable nanoparticles for the targeting of drugs. Discovery of doxorubicin loaded nanoparticles for the treatment of resistant hepatocarcinoma. Discovery of squalenoylation plate-form for the discovery of new anticancer and antiviral drugs.

    Patents in field.

Membership

Research International Federation Pharmacy, Netherlands, 1994—2004, Contolled Release Society, 1989—1993. Member of Academy de Pharmacie, Paris, Academy de. Technology, Paris, Royal Academy Medicine, Brussels.

Connections

Married Cécile Loncheval, July 20, 1973. Children: Catherine, Marie, Nicolas.

father:
Pierre Couvreur

mother:
Elisabeth Van Doren

spouse:
Cécile Loncheval

children:
Nicolas Couvreur

Marie Couvreur

Catherine Couvreur