Committees & Leadership
This committee is responsible for the overall programming and day-to-day programming elements of individual annual meetings.
Chair: Mark Prausnitz
Vice-Chair for Technical Programming, Bruno Sarmento, Portugal
Vice-Chair for Program Management, Clare Hoskins, UK
Director of Industry Programming, Kurt Sedo, USA
Director of Invited Speakers, Laura Ensign, USA
Director of Posters and On-demand Talks, Yongsheng Gao, China
Director of the Virtual Platform, Simmyung Yook, Korea
Director of Local Nodes, Avi Schroeder, Israel
Director of Networking, Nicole Papen-Botterhuis, Netherlands
Director of Publicity, Jose das Neves, Portugal
Director of Assessment, Sara Cordiero, UK
Board of Directors Representative, Benjamin Boyd, Australia
Finance Committee Representative, Maria-Teresa Peracchia, France
The C&DP Division is a multi-disciplinary, international group of CRS members dedicated to advancing science, technology, and education in the field of controlled release or delivery of non-pharmaceutical active ingredients. The committee is specifically charged with reviewing and expanding the scope of the division, as well as promoting awareness and visibility of the C&DP track within CRS.
Drug Delivery and Translational Research is a journal that is exclusively focused on translational aspects of drug delivery and provides a unique forum for publication of high-quality research.
The overarching function of this standing committee is to provide advice to the Board on all financial matters so we have a strong financial organization so that the CRS will fulfill its Mission and move towards its aspirational Vision.
Treasurer, Cornell Stamoran, PhD
Treasurer-Elect, Maria-Teresa Peracchia, PhD
Member, Bastiaan de Leeuw
Member, Ronald Smith
The Transdermal & Mucosal Delivery (TMD) Focus Group provides a forum for discussion in the field of transdermal and mucosal delivery.
This Focus Group provides a dynamic platform for like-minded professionals from bioinspired and biomimetic drug delivery academia and industry.
This Focus Group provides service to investigators from universities and research institutes with interests in gene delivery and editing.
The Immuno Delivery (ID) Focus Group focuses on new approaches to selectivey target immune cells.
This focus group provides an integrative discussion forum for all involved in the wide field of nanomedicine and biomedical nanotechnology.
Thiis focus group will support and engage researchers, idustry representatives, and regulatory experts in the advancement of technologies designed to protect or restore vision.
This focus group is for anyone interested in oral drug delivery of small or macromolecular drugs.
List of the JCR Editors
This committee is comprised of the editors of the CRS Newsletter and is responsible for ensuring that the policies and procedures of the Newsletter are aligned with the vision and mission of CRS.
Chair: Arlene McDowell
Member: Kenneth Carson
Member: Ryan Donnelly
The Nominating Committee is a standing committee of the CRS and is chaired by the Immediate Past President. This committee is responsible for developing a list of candidates for the Board of Directors and Board of Scientific Advisors based on committee nominations and membership nominations.
Immediate Past President, Justin Hanes
President-Elect, Ben Boyd
Member, Andy Lewis
Member, Maria Jose Alonso
Member, Christine Allen
Member, Danyi Quan
Member, Aaron Anselmo
The overarching function of this committee is to provide advice to the CRS (the Board and other committees) and develop workshops, events and initiatives that are tailored to meet the needs of Young Scientists within the CRS. The three pillars of the YSC program are scientific education, career development training and initiatives and networking opportunities.
Elevation to the College of Fellows is recognition of an exceptional CRS member who has made outstanding and sustained contributions to the field of delivery science and technology. The selection committee is made of the entire College of Fellows.
This committee is responsible for selecting the most worthy recipient for the DDTR Outstanding Research Paper Award, and providing insight into future planning of the award selection process as needed.
This committee is responsible for selecting the most worthy recipient for the CRS Founders Award, and providing insight into future planning of the award selection process as needed.
This committee is responsible for selecting the most worthy recipient for the JCR Best Paper Award, and providing insight into future planning of the award selection process as needed.
This committee is responsible for selecting the most worthy recipient for the Kyodonieus Transdermal Drug Delivery Award, and providing insight into future planning of the award selection process as needed.
Chair: Joke Bouwstra
Deputy Chair: Samir Mitragotri
Member: Bret Berner
Member: Bozena Michniak-Kohn
Member: Janet Tamada
This is a list of the women who have been selected as the Women in Science Plenary Keynote.
Chair, Ruth Schmid
Co-Chair, Maria Jose Alonso
Past Chair, Begona Carreno-Gomez
This committee is responsible for selecting the most worthy recipient for the CRS Young Investigator Award, and providing insight into future planning of the award selection process as needed.
Chair, Jordan Green
Deputy Chair, Katie Whitehead
Member, Maria Jose Alonso
Member, Twan Lammers
Member, Molly Stevens