Professor Viness Pillay, Director of the Wits Advanced Drug Delivery Platform (WADDP) Research Unit and SARChI Chair in ‘Pharmaceutical Biomaterials and Polymer-Engineered Drug Delivery Technologies’ has been elected as a Fellow of the prestigious Academy of Translational Medicine Professionals (ATMP) Vienna, Austria. The ATMP is endorsed by the European Society for Translational Medicine (EUSTM) and the Global Translational Medicine Consortium (GTMC). Professor Pillay has been recognized for his pioneering determination to advance translational medicine in the area of pharmaceutical product development using drug delivery technology principles. Fellow status to the ATMP is highly competitive and is operated under the European Society for Translational Medicine (EUSTM). Fellow status is awarded exclusively to highly experienced professionals who have a track record of significant achievements in translational medicine (from benchside to bedside). The goal of the ATMP is to set the standards for excellence in the field of translational medicine and is designed to promote and maintain high quality research that leads to translational medicine.
Story by: The Wits Health Sciences Research News – February 2016