Dr. Nikolay E. Polyakov is a leading researcher at the Institute of Chemical Kinetics and Combustion of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He received his PhD degree in 1987 at the same institution. After one year postdoctoral fellowship in National Industrial Research Institute of Nagoya (Japan), Dr. Polyakov as a Visiting Professor performed joint project with University of Alabama and University of Utah (USA). The areas of his interest are drug delivery systems and the role of free radicals in biology and medicine. He is the authors of more than 80 scientific papers in these areas.