Director of the Purdue Center for Drug Discovery Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor Department of Chemistry, Purdue UniversityBiography
Dr. Philip S. Low is the Director of the Purdue University Center for Drug Discovery and the Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry. Dr. Low has spent over 39 years exploring novel methods for drug targeting, and characterizing the structure, function, and pathologies of the erythrocyte membrane. He has published >350 scientific articles and has >50 US patents/patents pending. Eight drugs stemming from his research are undergoing human clinical trials and three companies (Endocyte Inc., OnTarget Laboratories Inc., and HuLow LLC) have been founded to commercialize his discoveries. Dr. Low has received an NIH MERIT Award, the ACS Award for Cancer Research (Sosnovsky Award), the AACR Award for Outstanding Chemistry in Cancer Research, both of Purdue's awards for outstanding research (McCoy and Sigma Xi Awards), the University's highest career achievement award (Morrill Award), and numerous other National and International awards. Dr. Low received his B.S. in Chemistry from Brigham Young University (1971) and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from UCSD (1975).