Expert in Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Product Development, Formulation and Stabilization Technology
Expert is an expert in the area of protein stabilization technology for pharmaceutical products, diagnostic reagents and bioprocessing. She has extensive pharmaceutical formulation development: pre-formulation, solubility, stability studies and optimization for pulmonary, parenteral, topical, transdermal, sublingual and intranasal formulation of small molecules and biologics. Expert is highly experienced in trouble shooting of unstable formulations for both small organic and larger protein drugs. She has developed expertise in the development of quick-dissolve, controlled-release, particle and emulsion technology, and application of natural and synthetic polymers and surfactant systems to product formulations in the pharmaceutical industry. Expert has given talks at professional conferences and taught professional courses in the pharmaceutical industry. She held one issued patent, six pending patents, and sixteen publications in peer-reviewed journals.
r. Expert has extensive expertise in protein stabilization for pharmaceutical products, diagnostic reagents and bioprocessing, as well as expertise in protein purification (method development, scale up, and trouble shooting), characterization and modification.
Expert is also experienced in chemical and biochemical analysis of protein and nucleic acid: chromatographic properties (HPLC, GC, MS), immunological properties (SDS-PAGE, Western Blots, ELISA assays), and enzyme assays, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) using different nuclei, Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR), Gas Chromatography (GC), Mass Spectrometry (MS), UV Absorption, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR), Circular Dichroism (CD), Isothermal Temperature Coefficient (ITC), Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), fluorescence quenching, Amplified-Fluorescence Labeling, Metal Analysis, Chip Array Detection, HPLC, Enzymatic and Protein Assays, Mechanistic Studies (kinetic and binding), Adduct and Complex Analysis, Radioisotope Labeling, and Electrochemical Measurements.
Expert has experiences in proteomics: Ciphergen SELDI Mass Spectroscopy to perform high throughput screening of protein biomarkers and bacterial growth (aerobic and anaerobic), protein purification, DNA and RNA purification, mutation/cloning.
Expert is a consultant for a pharmaceutical company in the area of formulation and CMC development.Expert is a consultant for a consulting firm with different pharmaceutical clients in the area of formulation, technology due diligence.Expert is a consultant for a small biotech in the area of developing a antimicrobial product.Expert is a consultant for a small biotech in the area of developing a inhalation product.Expert is a consultant for an international pharmaceutical company to perform IP landscape analysis and due diligence.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Columbus, Ohio - Cincinnati, Ohio - Toledo, Ohio - Akron, Ohio - Dayton, Ohio - Canton, Ohio - Lorain, Ohio - Springfield, Ohio - Hamilton, Ohio - Elyria, Ohio
|Year: 1994||Degree: PhD||Subject: Chemistry/Biochemistry||Institution: The Ohio State University|
|Year: 1996||Degree: Post Doct||Subject: Biochemistry||Institution: MIT|
|Year: 2005||Degree: MBA||Subject: MBA||Institution: The Ohio State University|
|Years: 2003 to 2009||Employer: Battelle||Title: Formulation Leader200||Department:||Responsibilities: Managing a Formulation Laboratory|
|Years: 2000 to 2003||Employer: Ventaira||Title: Formulation Director||Department:||Responsibilities: Managing teh Formulation Group|
|Years: 1999 to 2000||Employer: Battelle||Title: Principal Research Scientist||Department:||Responsibilities: - Participated in strategy development of novel drug delivery
technologies and inhalation formulations
- Managed a number of R&D programs
|Years: 1997 to 1999||Employer: Battelle||Title: Research Scientist||Department:||Responsibilities: - Led Advanced Protein Stabilization, Pulmonary Delivery and
Advanced Inhalation Formulation.
- Developed technologies for long-acting enzyme, therapeutic
biomolecules and enzyme bioreactor
- Developed proprietary protein stabilization technologies for
|Years: 1994 to 1996||Employer: MIT||Title: Postdoctoral Fellow||Department:||Responsibilities: - Investigated molecular recognition of antitumor drugs with
sequence-specific DNA targets using multi-dimensional NMR
techniques (1H, 13C, 31P and 19F) and molecular dynamics
- Determined the cleavage sites and the binding affinity of DNA
targets by bleomycin using a variety of biochemical methods
such as amplified-fluorescence quenching, Maxam-Gilbert
sequencing, radioisotope labeling and HPLC.
|Years: 1989 to 1990||Employer: Hong Kong Productivity||Title: Chemical Consultant||Department:||Responsibilities: - Supervised an analytical chemistry laboratory with 7
technicians and issued quality control certificates of
electroplating products and corrosion testing
- Provided technical advice to local metal-finishing industry
regarding productivity, quality control, new design
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 2009 to 2009||Country / Region: China||Summary: Expert is a consultant to perform a high level of GMP auditing of a Pharmaceutical CMO.|
|Years: 2009 to Present||Country / Region: China||Summary: Expert is a consultant to a small device start-up to develop a pharmaceutical device.|
|Years: 2010 to Present||Country / Region: India||Summary: Expert is a consultant to a Pharmaceutical company to conduct IP landscape analysis and due diligence.|
|Training / Seminars|
|Expert has given professional training courses to:
(1) “Biophysical Analysis of Biologics” October 2009 in San Francisco,
CA - 2 days course
(2) “Biophysical Analysis of Biologics” October 2009 in Boston, MA -
2 days course
(3) “Strategies for Stabilizing Protein Formulations” in a conference
titled “Formulation Strategies for Protein Therapeutics”, October
13-15, 2009, Raleigh, NC
(4) “Biophysical Analysis of Biologics” May 2010 in Genencor
International, Inc. Palo Alto - 2-days course for 30 staff at
|Expert has expereinces in identifying and evaluating vendors and suppliers for pharmaceutical product development|
|Brings intelligent and practical ideas to technology development and commercialization, and to the formulation of new business development strategies.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Due diligence of IP and technologies evaluation for potential investment
Extensive knowledge and experience to serve the unique scientific, product development, and regulatory needs (CMC for IND and NDA submission) of the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry.