November 12, 2014

Dr. Gregory Amidon has been selected to receive the 2014 Research Achievement Award in Physical Pharmacy and Biopharmaceutics, sponsored by the American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS). The Award was presented at the 2014 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition held in San Diego, CA on behalf of the Physical Pharmacy and Biopharmaceutics Section.

Dr. Amidon is Research Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the U-M College of Pharmacy, as well as Program Director of the Pharmaceutical Engineering Program at the U-M College of Engineering.

Dr. Amidon was recognized for his contributions to the development of scientific principles and methods that improve the discovery, manufacturing, quality and performance of pharmaceutical products.  He has made significant contributions to pharmaceutical product development and the manufacture of oral solid dosage forms through the application of rigorous material science principles, the development of national and international standards related to pharmaceutical materials and product quality, and the development of oral bioperformance and in vivo predictive dissolution methodologies.

“This is an especially meaningful honor for me.” said Dr. Amidon.  “The list of past Research Achievement Award recipients includes many of AAPS’ most well-known and respected scientists and it is a great honor to be included in that distinguished list.”

Congratulations to Dr. Amidon on this deserving award!

Dr. Amidon was also elected as AAPS President-Elect earlier this year.

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