Richard Guy, PhD

University of Bath

Richard Guy received an M.A. in Chemistry from Oxford University, and his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the UCL School of Pharmacy. He has held academic posts at the University of California, San Francisco and the University of Geneva. In 2004, he joined the University of Bath as Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology. Dr. Guy's research focuses on skin barrier function characterization, transdermal drug delivery, enhancement of percutaneous absorption, iontophoresis, noninvasive biosensing, and the prediction and assessment of skin penetration and topical bioavailability.  He has published 380+ peer-reviewed articles and over 70 book chapters. He has co-authored one book, co-edited 7 others, and he is co-inventor of 12 patents. In 2016, he was awarded the degree of Doctor of Science from Oxford University and the Maurice-Marie Janot Award from APGI for original and innovative research in pharmaceutics, biopharmaceutics and pharmaceutical technology.  Having received the Founders’ Award of the Controlled Release Society (CRS) in 2013, Dr. Guy was the first recipient of the CRS Transdermal Delivery Kydonieus Foundation Award in 2018.

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