Researcher biography

Yaw Opoku-Damoah is a Ph.D. candidate at the Australian Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), University of Queensland. He graduated from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana in 2013. As part of his National Service, he worked with the Import and Export Control Department of the Food and Drugs Authority, Ghana before moving on to pursue postgraduate studies in Pharmaceutics at the China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing-China. His research focuses on nano-based drug formulation, delivery, and theranostics. He is keenly interested in the use of nanomedicines for site-specific delivery and controlled release. He has several publications in highly reputable peer review journals such as Biomaterials, Theranostics, Small, ACS Applied Materials and Interface, Biomaterials Science and Molecular Pharmaceutics.