Eudragit Award winner, Dr Yiming Ma

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Recently a PhD candidate at our CBNS University of Queensland node, Dr Yiming Ma completed her doctorate studies at the end of 2016. Yiming has just been awarded a prestigious award from one of Europe’s largest specialty chemical company, Evonik Industries.

Dr Yiming Ma receiving at Eudragit(R) awardThe Eudragit® Award is given in recognition of an outstanding achievement in academic excellence, scientific rigor and practical relevance. Yiming was presented with the prize for the best paper submitted to Asia/Australasia for the publication entitled The in vivo fate of nanoparticles and nanoparticle-loaded microcapsules after oral administration in mice: evaluation of their potential for colon-specific delivery.

Yiming undertook her PhD in Associate Professor Kris Thurecht’s group. She now works as a senior formulations scientist at WuXi AppTec, a leading global contract research outsourcing provider, serving the worldwide pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries, based in Shanghai.

(Caption: Dr Yiming Ma receiving her award by Evonik Technical Director, Greater China Region, Dr Henry Han)