Luigi G Martini
Professor and Chair
King’s College London
Luigi G Martini is Professor of Pharmaceutical Innovation at King’s College London where he is the UK’s first and only Industrial Pharmacist teaching practitioner providing an important link between Industry and Academia. His research interests include personalised medicine, drug delivery systems and medical device engineering. Heconsults for global companies and regulatory agencies in Europe and the Middle East, recently being invited to participate in European Parliament debates and appointed to the REF2014 sub-panel for Pharmacy, Dentistry, Nursing and Allied Healthcare professionals in 2011. Whilst at GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, Professor Martini was Senior Director of Pharmaceutical Development for Emerging Marketshere he was responsible for developing affordable medicines for the BRIC economies. Hedeveloped and commercialised the DiffCORE technology launched in the USA as Lamictal XR,and was instrumental in embedding Quality by Design principles in GSK’s main development and manufacturing sites. Professor Martini is a PhD Pharmacist from Manchester University specialising in Drug Deliverywith a MBA from the University of Liverpool, specialising in SME businesses. Professor Martini was a Visiting Pharmacy Professor at John Moores University of Liverpool (2006-2011) and designated a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in 2008.
Personalised medicine, Drug delivery systems and Medical device engineering