Xun Sun, PhD

Sichuan University

Prof. Xun Sun is the Director & Professor of Department of Pharmaceutics, West China School of Pharmacy, Sichuan University. After postdoctoral training at University of Pennsylvania and University of Michigan, she joined the faculty of Sichuan University in 2008 and became a Professor in 2012. Prof. Sun’s current research centers on the delivery of biopharmaceuticals, especially for vaccines and nucleic acid based therapeutics. She has published more than 70 peer-reviewed papers as the corresponding author. She filed 22 patents and contributed chapters to 6 books. She is the Associate Editor of Journal of Controlled Release and the Deputy Editor of Molecular Therapy. She also serves as the editorial board member of and Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B and the member of Chinese Pharmacopoeia Commission. Prof. Sun was the recipient of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, the Royal Society Newton Advanced Fellowship (UK), the Nagai Foundation Tokyo International Scholarship, the Shulan Medical Prize, the first Prize of Sichuan Provincial Science and Technology Improvement Prize, Sichuan Youth Award for Science and Technology.