McBain Medal Symposium – Self-Assembled Materials for Biomedical Applications, London, January 10th 2013
The McBain medal was presented to Dr Khutoryanskiy at a one-day symposium on the theme of “Self-assembled materials for biomedical applications “, held at the SCI HQ in London on Thursday 10 January 2013. Dr Khutoryanskiy’s presented his medal lecture and there were also talks from Prof. Edman Tsang, Dr. Peter Griffiths, Prof. Joseph Keddie, Prof. Ljeoma Uchegbu and Prof. Nicola Tirelli.
The 2012 McBain Medal winner Dr Vitaliy Khutoryanskiy MRSC is a Reader in Pharmacetical Materials in the University of Reading. Dr Khutoryanskiy, an active member of the UK polymer colloids community, has quickly gained an international reputation for his imaginative use of colloid, polymer and interface science in the development of novel materials: for his work on muco-adhesion and materials for drug delivery, for example. His wide-ranging work demonstrates strategic vision, technical facility and ambition, and his publications metrics and record of invited talks show that his work receives widespread attention. A summary of his research interest can be found at: