Professor Gaisford holds a Chair in Pharmaceutics, and is Head of the Department of Pharmaceutics, at University College London. He joined the School of Pharmacy in 2003 and established a research group looking at characterising and controlling pharmaceutical physical forms (amorphous and crystalline materials). Characterisation is undertaken primarily with thermal analysis, and his lab houses one of the largest centres for pharmaceutical thermal analysis in Europe. Control of physical form is achieved by crystallising from confined volumes, through inkjet-printed droplets. More latterly, the group has developed the use of inkjet and 3D printing for manufacturing personalised-dose medicines. This work is being commercialised through a specialist biotech, FabRx. Prof. Gaisford has published more than 100 research papers, authored 11 books or book chapters and graduated more than 15 PhD students.