Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of South Florida, USA
Dr. Zhou is a professor in the School of Health Sciences at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology RMIT University in Australia. Having originally studied and practiced clinical medicine in China he undertook his PhD in pharmacology at the University of Auckland, New Zealand and has also worked at the National University of Singapore and the Queensland University of Technology. He is currently affiliated with the WHO Collaborating Center for Traditional Medicine. Professor Zhou is the editor of Drug Metabolism Letters and acts as a guest editor for Current Pharmaceutical Design and Current Drug Metabolism. In addition he is an Associate Editor or Editorial Board Member of several other international journals including Current Drug Therapy the Open Journal of Drug Metabolism and Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management. He is a reviewer for dozens of international scientific journals including Drug Safety the International Journal of Pharmaceutics, the Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, the Lancet and Pharmacology and Therapeutics. In 2005 he was the recipient of the Research Excellence Award at the Pharmacy Honors Day from the National University of Singapore, Department of Pharmacy. He currently has published over 220 refereed journal papers with more than 1400 citations.
Professor Zhou's major research interests include pharmacokinetics, Pharmacogenetics, evaluation of herbal medicines and drug delivery.