Yeo, Yoon

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Innovation Title Categories Lead Inventor
Improved Nanoparticle Based Targeted Drug Delivery to Cancerous Cells and Tissues
  1. Pharmaceuticals
  2. Medical/Health
Yeo, Yoon
Carrier-Free Nanoparticle Formulation with Good Circulation Stability
  1. Biotechnology
  2. Pharmaceuticals
Yeo, Yoon
Sepsis Treatment Derived from Chitosan
  1. Biomedical Engineering
  2. Green Technology
Yeo, Yoon


Dr. Yoon Yeo is an Associate Professor of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering (by courtesy) at Purdue University. Dr. Yeo earned a B.S. in Pharmacy and an M.S. in Microbial Chemistry from Seoul National University and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from Purdue University. Dr. Yeo was awarded the 2011 NSF CAREER Award and the 2009 AAPS New Investigator Grant Award in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technologies. Dr. Yeo's research focuses on developing new drug delivery systems and biomaterials, allowing for the safe, efficient, and clinically viable delivery of drugs, genes, and/or cells in a target-specific manner. In particular, Dr. Yeo is interested in developing drug formulations that will enhance site-specific drug distribution for therapy of tumors or chronic pulmonary diseases.

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