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Thomas Rades

Thomas Rades


  • Dept. of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Design and Drug Delivery

Universitetsparken 2, Room 315

2100 2100 København Ø

Phone: +4535336032

    Phone (Secretariat): +45Ukendt

Short presentation

Professor Thomas Rades received a PhD from the University of Braunschweig, Germany for his work on thermotropic and lyotropic liquid crystalline drugs. After working as a Research Scientist in the Preclinical Development and Formulation at F. Hoffmann-La Roche in Basel, Switzerland, he became a Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Otago University in Dunedin, New Zealalnd in 1999. From 2003 – 2012  he held the Chair in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Otago. Since 2012 he is the Research Chair in Pharmaceutical Design and Drug Delivery at the Department of Pharmacy, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Professor Rades has developed an international reputation for his research in drug delivery and physical characterisation of drugs. Prof Rades has published more than 200 papers in international peer reviewed journals as well as several book chapters and patents. He is a co-author of the book: Fasttrack: Pharmaceutics - Drug Delivery and Targeting (2009). Prof Rades is an Editor of the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. He holds a visiting professorship at the Department of Medicine at the University of Adelaide, Australia. Professor Rades has successfully supervised more than 40 PhD students. For his undergraduate and postgraduate teaching he was awarded the New Zealand Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award for Sustained Excellence (2005). His research interests include The solid state of drugs and dosage forms, and Nanoparticles as delivery systems. Research in both areas aims to improve drug therapy through appropriate formulation and characterisation of medicines and to increase our understanding of the physico-chemical properties of drugs and medicines. It combines physical, chemical, and biological sciences and technology to optimally formulate drugs and vaccines for human and veterinary uses

Introductory remarks on publicationslist

Publication Statistics

SUMMARY (all Data as of March 2012)   Publication Statistics SUMMARY (all data as of March 2013) Books 1 Book chapters 9 Int. peer reviewed journal articles 249 Professional journal articles 29 Conference contributions >450 Patents 9 H Index (Google Scholar) 38 Total number of citations (Google Scholar) 5028

Selected Publications (For a full list of publications please search for “Thomas Rades” in Web of Science, Scopus, or Google Scholar)


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