RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Twan Lammers obtained a DSc degree in Radiation Oncology from Heidelberg University in 2008 and a PhD degree in Pharmaceutics from Utrecht University in 2009. In the same year, he started the Nanomedicine and Theranostics group at the Institute for Experimental Molecular Imaging at RWTH Aachen University. In 2014, he was promoted to full professor at the faculty of medicine at RWTH Aachen. He published over 200 research articles and reviews, and he received multiple scholarships and awards, including a starting and consolidator grant from the European Research Council, and the young investigator award of the Controlled Release Society. He is associate editor for Europe for the Journal of Controlled Release and he serves on the editorial board of several additional journals. His primary research interests include drug targeting to tumors and to the brain, image-guided drug delivery, and functional and molecular imaging of liver and kidney fibrosis.