Low, Philip S.

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Drug Delivery Platform for Cell Therapy
  1. Chemistry and Chemical Analysis
  2. Pharmaceuticals
Low, Philip S.
Therapy for Vaso-Occlusive Crisis in Sickle Cell Disease
  1. Pharmaceuticals
Low, Philip S.
Sensitive Folate Receptor Detection by Immunomagnetic Diffractometry
  1. Biomedical Engineering
  2. Biotechnology
Savran, Cagri Abdullah
Selective Capture and Identification of Bacteria
  1. Biomedical Engineering
  2. Biotechnology
Low, Philip S.


Dr. Philip Low is the Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and the Presidential Scholar for Drug Discovery at Purdue University. Dr. Low earned a B.S. from Brigham Young University and a Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego. In 2015, Dr. Low received recognition with numerous awards including election to the National Academy of Inventors, the Mathias P. Mertes Award, the Roland T. Lakey Award, and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research. Dr. Low received the 2014 Morrill Award, which recognizes faculty whose careers have demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, and in engagement missions. He was awarded the BioCrossroads 2013 Watanabe Life Sciences Champion of the Year Award. Dr. Low has received the National Institutes of Health MERIT Award and Purdue's awards for outstanding research and several national and international research awards. His research focuses on targeted therapeutics, fluorescence-guided surgery, techniques for pathogen detection, and the human red blood cell membrane's role in health and disease.

For additional information, visit Dr. Low's Purdue website https://www.chem.purdue.edu/activity/public/profile/chem/plow
or his Low Research Lab website: http://www.chem.purdue.edu/low/