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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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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
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., 11 Apr 2022, In: International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 30, S1, p. i11-i12 2 p.
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Economic benefit and competitive advantage from commercial adoption of an innovative non-invasive delivery method for drugs and vaccines
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