Ying Sun is a J&J
Distinguished Research Fellow, and Science Leader of an Internal Venture
of Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation, and Johnson & Johnson
Consumer Products Worldwide at Skillman, New Jersey. In that role, Ying
leads a group of scientists and engineers to investigate the fundamental
science of bioelectricity and its applications in medical fields and
consumer products, and to develop a bioelectricity-based proprietary
technology platform as growth engine for Johnson & Johnson.
During his 18 years at
Johnson & Johnson, Ying developed a number of proprietary technologies
on novel therapeutic treatments and drug delivery systems with
significant business contribution. Ying is the inventor of 26 U.S.
patents and over a hundred U.S. and foreign patent applications on
bioelectricity-based treatment methods and compositions, topical
formulations for various dermatologic conditions and women’s health
products, nail drug penetration enhancers for treating nail fungal
infections, and transdermal delivery enhancement of protein and
polypeptide drugs. He has authored and co-authored 6 book chapters and
many scientific papers.
Ying earned his Ph.D.
degree in pharmaceutics from Rutgers University. Prior to joining
Johnson & Johnson, Ying was an Assistant Professor at the School of
Pharmacy, Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada after working
for Pennwalt Corporation on sustained drug release technology. Ying has
a B.S. degree in chemistry from Nanjing University in China, and a M.Sc.
degree in Clay physical chemistry from Purdue University.