Dr. Douroumis obtained his bachelor degree in Chemistry and PhD from the Department of Pharmacy at Patras University in Greece. He worked as a postdoc fellow (2004) at the Friedrich–Schiller University of Jena,Department of Pharmacy.
Following this, he worked for Phoqus Pharmaceutical plc as a Senior Scientist (2005) at the Product Development Department for the development of oral solid dosage forms and later he joined the School of Sciences at the University of Greenwich in 2007.
Dr. Douroumis is an international recognized expert in research and development. His research is focused in novel industrial manufacture and processing technologies such as hot melt extrusion (HME) and extrusion spheronization. In addition, his research activities involve the development of nanoparticulate drug delivery systems such as liposomes, solid lipid nanoparticles (SLNs) and mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs) for cancer treatment.