Honors and Awards

1970-1971 Matthey-Bishop Predoctoral Fellowship
1974-1975  Carnegie Institution of Washington Fellowship
1975-1976 U.S. Public Health Service Research Fellowship
1983 Chancellor's Research Scholar, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
1981-1986 Research Career Development Award, NIH 
1984-1991 Member, Science Alliance Center of Excellence University of Tennessee
1993  Distinguished Speaker, National Science Commission, Republic of China
1996 Distinguished Lecturer, Chinese Pharmaceutical Society, Republic of China 
1997 Fellow, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
1997 Controlled Release Society Outstanding Pharmaceutical Paper from the 24th International Symposium on Controlled Release of Bioactive Materials
1998 Heward Visting Scientist to the Montreal General Hospital/McGill University
1998 Member, National Gene Vector Laboratories Scientific Review Board
1998-1999  Chairman, Non-viral gene therapy committee, American Society for Gene Therapy
1999 Research Grand Round, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL
1999 Plenary Speaker, Japanese Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima, Japan
1999- Member, Medical Biochemistry Study Section, NIH
1999- "Meet The Professor", American Society of Gene Therapy Annual Meeting
2001 Plenary Speaker, 22nd Annual Eino Nelson Memorial Confernece, Captiva Islnad, FL
2003 Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
2003-2005 Distinguished Faculty Committee
2004 Alec D Bangham MD FRS Acheivement Award, Liposome Research Days Conference 2004, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan

Memberships in Professional and Scientific Societies

The Biophysical Society

American Association for Advancement of Science

American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics

Society of Chinese Bioscientists In America

Controlled Release Society

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists

American Society for Gene Therapy

American Association For Cancer Research

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Editorial Activities

1984- 1998 Editorial Board Member  Chemistry and Physics of Lipids
1986-1991 Editorial Board Member  Journal of Liposome Research
1991-1997 Editor-in-Chief  Journal of Liposome Research
1997- Editor Emeritus Journal of Liposome Research
1992-1999 Editorial Board Member  Journal of Drug Targeting
1992-2001 Editorial Board Member  BioScience Reports
1993-1999, 2000-  Editorial Board Member  Gene Therapy
1994-2000 Editorial Advisory Board  Bioconjugate Chemistry
1995- Editorial Board Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews
1999-1999 Associate Editor Gene Therapy
1999- Editorial Board Member Journal of Gene Medicine
1999-2004 Associate Editor Molecular Therapy
2000- Editorial Board Member Journal of Controlled Release
2003- Editorial Board Member Molecular Pharmaceutics
2004- Editorial Board Member Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin

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