Steve Brocchini
Steve Brocchini
PEGylated interferon

Khalili H , Godwin A, Choi JW, Lever R, Khaw PT, Brocchini S (2013) Fab-PEG-Fab as a potential antibody mimetic. Biconjugate Chem 24:1870-1882.

Non-covalent complexes

Ru Q, Fadda H, Li C, Paull D, Khaw PT, Brocchini S, Zloh M (2013) Molecular dynamic simulations of ocular tablet dissolution. J Chem Inf Model 53:3000-3008.

Antibody mimetics

Mohamed-Ahmed AHA, Seifert K, Yardley V, Burrell-Saward H, Brocchini S, Croft SL (2013) Anti-leishmanial activity, uptake, biodistribution and pharmacokinetics of an amphotericin B - poly(α-glutamic acid) complex. Antimicrobial Agents Chemotherapy 57:4608-4614. 

Professor Steve Brocchini

Professor of Chemical Pharmaceutics

Tel: 0207 753 5802


  • Cluster Lead: Pharmaceutical dosage form design and molecular drug delivery
  • Faculty member in the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
  • Co-Director of the UCL-University of Nottingham Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Therapeutics and Nanomedicines
  • Co-PI of the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Emergent Macromolecular Therapies
  • Member of the Research Committee and the Undergraduate Programmes Committee
  • Course coordinator: Phay 3000

Research interests

  • Translational research
  • Formulation sciences
  • Chemical conjugation and protein modification
  • Biomedical polymer sciences

Teaching interests

  • Course design, coordinator and teacher: Formulation sciences, protein therapeutics, drug delivery devices.
  • Project supervisor: Internal and Erasmus project students (years 3 and 4).
  • Teacher: Protein therapeutics, formulation sciences, polymer sciences, ocular drug delivery (year 3).
  • Teacher: Ocular pharmaceutics (year 1).


  • BA Chemistry, Reed College, Portland Oregon, USA, 1984
  • PhD Chemistry, University of Michigan, USA, 1989