Professor Christopher Porter
Chief Investigator, Delivery Systems & Vaccines Theme Leader
Monash University

Biography

Chris is Professor of Pharmaceutics at the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Director, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Chris’ group works to address the poor oral absorption of drugs with intrinsically low water solubility, and to develop delivery systems to enhance the activity and reduce the toxicity of anti-cancer agents.

Research Interests:

  • Nanomedicines, in particular dendrimer-based drug delivery
  • Oral drug delivery, bioavailability enhancement and lymphatic drug transport
  • Lipid-based formulation design and assessment
  • Drug interactions with intracellular binding proteins