Awie F Kotzé, BPharm, MSc, PhD (NWU) is the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and a professor of Pharmaceutics at the NWU. His research focuses on the optimisation of drug delivery, especially of protein and peptide drugs of antimalarial compounds with quaternised, chitosan polymers, and with the patented PheroidTM drug delivery system. He has supervised several post-graduate students is the author/co-author of quite a few patents as well as numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters.
Jeanetta du Plessis, BPharm, MSc (Pharmaceutics), PhD, DTO (PU for CHE) is the director of the Centre of Excellence for Pharmaceutical Sciences and professor of Pharmaceutics at the NWU. She is a pharmacist who is specialising in drug delivery, whilst her research focuses on topical and transdermal drug delivery. She has supervised numerous post-graduate students. She is the author/co-author of several patents, well over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals and quite a few book chapters. She serves on the scientific editorial boards of numerous scientific journ