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Dr Dan Fei

Job: Senior Lecturer

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: Leicester School of Pharmacy

Research group(s): Pharmaceutical Technologies Group

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH.

T: +44 (0)116 257 7122

E: DFei@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/pharmacy

 

Personal profile

Dr Dan Fei is a senior lecturer in Pharmaceutics in the School of Pharmacy, De Montfort University. She gained her PhD degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Aston University. Dr Fei was later employed as Medway Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Pfizer Global R & D (in collaboration with the University of Greenwich) in Sandwich and then Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Aston University prior to joining the DMU as an academic staff.

Dr Fei now specialises in the development of drug delivery systems using nanotechnology and biodegradable polymers; biodegradable polymeric thin films for drug delivery; thermal analysis for pharmaceutical materials characterisation; stability characterisation of freeze dried pharmaceutical materials.

Research group affiliations

Publications and outputs 

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Research interests/expertise

  • Development of drug delivery systems using nanotechnology and biodegradable polymers
  • Biodegradable polymeric thin films for drug delivery
  • Thermal analysis for pharmaceutical materials characterisation
  • Stability characterisation of freeze dried pharmaceutical materials

Areas of teaching

  • Pharmaceutics
  • Formulations
  • Extemporaneous Dispensing Techniques
  • Pharmaceutical Calculations

Qualifications

  • BSc
  • PhD

Courses taught

  • Pharmacy (MPharm)
  • Pharmaceutical and Cosmetics Science (BSc)
  • Quality by Design (MSc)

Conference attendance

BPC 2009 British Pharmaceutical Conference, Manchester UK, two poster presentations:

  • Title: The study of the degradation of poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) films by DRS, DSC and SEM Authors: Dan Fei, Irina Ermolina, Geoff Smith
  • Title: Preliminary evaluation of the Binding Capacity of Pullulan with Ibuprofen Granules Authors: Dan Fei, Amos Abioye, Benjamin Dalby

Consultancy work

Area of expertise:

  • Development of drug delivery systems using nanotechnology and biodegradable polymers;
  • Biodegradable polymeric thin films for drug delivery;
  • Thermal analysis for pharmaceutical materials characterisation;
  • Stability characterisation of freeze dried pharmaceutical materials.

Professional esteem indicators

Research Grants Refereeing:

  •  MRC Molecular and Cellular Medicine Board (MCMB) (Feb. 2011)

Areas of expertise

  • Development of drug delivery systems using nanotechnology and biodegradable polymers
  • Biodegradable polymeric thin films for drug delivery
  • Thermal analysis for pharmaceutical materials characterisation
  • Stability characterisation of freeze dried pharmaceutical materials

Research Grants Refereeing

  • MRC Molecular and Cellular Medicine Board (MCMB) (Feb. 2011)

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