George Mihov is a Science Fellow at DSM Biomedical. His focus areas of research are Drug Delivery and biodegradation.
George obtained his M. Sc in Chemistry at Sofia University, Bulgaria and earned his Ph.D in Chemistry and Pharmacy at Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz, Germany. He joined DSM as a Scientist in 2007 and became a Lead Scientist and Program Manager of Drug Delivery in 2009. In this role, George contributed for the transfer and further development of the polyesteramide technology extending the polymer family with tailor-made biomaterials for ophthalmology. Since 2015 George manages the Drug Delivery R&D at DSM Biomedical. Among the achievements of his team are the commercial launch of a drug eluting cardio-vascular stent (2016), DSM Innovation Award (2017) and a license and development agreement with Aerie Pharmaceutical (2018). George Mihov has contributed to more than 15 patents and 30 peer reviewed publications. His research in the biomedical field has been fueled by multiple collaborations with Universities and University Hospitals in Europe (Aachen University Hospital, Maastricht University Hospital, Utrecht Veterinary Institute, University of Madrid, Tübingen University Hospital, Helsinki University, University of Amsterdam, Geneva Ophthalmology department and many others).
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