An accomplished pharmaceutical professional and scientific innovator, Dr. Jeffry Weers has spent his career pushing the frontiers of particle engineering for biomedical applications.
For the last 25 years, Weers has focused on the design of formulations and devices for respiratory drug delivery. A prolific inventor, Weers has worked for numerous pharmaceutical corporations to bring innovative drug delivery solutions to market, with nearly 300 issued patents worldwide leading to 7 approved products including TOBI® Podhaler™. He has published over 100 peer reviewed articles and is a well-cited author and international speaker. Weers holds various honors for his work including the 2017 Alexander Fleming Serendipity Award from the London Business School, and Respiratory Drug Delivery’s Charles G. Thiel Award. He serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug Delivery and is an Associate Editor for Frontiers in Drug Delivery. Weers is an AAPS Fellow and received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California, Davis.