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Dr. Philip S. Low


Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

Director of the Purdue University Institute for Drug Discovery

Dr. Low received his B.S. in Chemistry from Brigham Young University (1971) and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from UCSD (1975).

Dr. Low has been very successful in his career. He has published more than 390 scientific articles and has more 60 active/pending US patents. Nine of the patented drugs stem from his research and are undergoing human clinical trials. In order to commercialize these discoveriess, three companies have been founded: Endocyte Inc., OnTarget Laboratories Inc., and HuLow LLC.

His research areas are very diverse. In the last 40 years, he has worked on projects involving plant cells, erythrocytes, immunotherapy, and cancer research.

Primary inventor on more than 60 active U.S. patents/patents pending