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Alex is a registered pharmacist who obtained a BSc (Hons) in Pharmacy and a PhD in Drug Delivery from the University of Strathclyde.
Prior to his appointment as a lecturer in 1999, Alex had previously worked in the pharmaceutical industry (Reckitt Benckiser) and as a post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Immunology, University of Strathclyde, on a WHO-financed project involving the pre-clinical development of parenteral liposomal delivery systems for infectious diseases.
Since his appointment, Alex has developed an extensive research portfolio, encompassing oral and vesicular drug delivery technologies, drug eluting stents, liposomes, vaginal and vaccine delivery systems.
In 2008 Alex was appointed Professor of Pharmacy Practice and has used this science-based practice chair to develop cross disciplinary research integrating and bridging science and practice elements of the pharmacy profession to widen patient access to better medicines and to realise better use of medicines.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Strathclyde
Award Date: 1 Jan 1998
Bachelor of Pharmacy, University of Strathclyde
Award Date: 1 Jan 1990
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Industrial PhD studentship with ILC LTD- Doctorate@work. The Development of Treatment for Atopic Dermatitis Through the use of Interferons
Mullen, A., Rotondo, D. & Mullen, A.
1/02/21 → 31/01/24
Project: Research - Studentship
Meta-analysis of factors associated with antidiabetic drug prescribing for Type 2 diabetes mellitusMahmoud, F., Mullen, A., Sainsbury, C., Rushworth, G. F., Yasin, H., Abutheraa, N., Mueller, T. & Kurdi, A., 1 Apr 2023, (E-pub ahead of print) In: European Journal of Clinical Investigation. 29 p., e13997.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile3 Downloads (Pure)
Obesity association with antidiabetic drugs' prescription among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysisMahmoud, F., Mullen, A., Yasin, H., Abutheraa, N. & Kurdi, A., 12 Apr 2022.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Abstract › peer-review
Data for: "Sepsis scoring systems and use of the Sepsis six care bundle in maternity hospitals"
Abutheraa, N. (Creator), Grant, J. (Creator) & Mullen, A. (Creator), figshare, 16 Mar 2023
Economic benefit and competitive advantage from commercial adoption of an innovative non-invasive delivery method for drugs and vaccines
Katharine Carter (Participant), Valerie Ferro (Participant), Alexander Mullen (Participant) & James Alexander (Participant)
Impact: Impact - for External Portal › Economic and commerce, Health and welfare - new products, guidelines and servicesFile