CULLIS, Pieter




Author Tags: Medicine

PhD Dr. Pieter Cullis is an international pioneer and leader in the field of lipids, biological membranes and liposomal drug delivery systems. His research into nanomedicines and delivery systems earned him the Prix Galien, Canada’s top award for developing new drugs to treat disease. In his book, The Personalized Medicine Revolution: How Diagnosing and Treating Disease Are About to Change Forever (Greystone $19.95) Cullis, Director of the Life Sciences Institute at UBC and co-chair of the BC Personalized Medicine Initiative, explores advances made in tailoring medicine to unique genetic and molecular makeups, as well as coming changes in detecting and treating disease. Cullis offers insight into future issues patients, researchers and government may face, and ways readers can take charge of their own health.

BOOKS:

The Personalized Medicine Revolution: How Diagnosing and Treating Disease Are About to Change Forever (Greystone 2014) $19.95 978-1-77164-038-1

[BCBW 2014]