Cary, NC (PRWEB) January 22, 2013
Dr. Bruce Rehlaender has been appointed a Principal, Formulation Development at PharmaDirections. He will be based in the Portland, Oregon area and will have proximity to a growing market in early stage drug development. The appointment is a reflection of the invaluable contributions he has made over the past 6 years to the virtual biotech companies served by PharmaDirections.
Dr. Rehlaender joined PharmaDirections in 2007 as the Director, Formulation Development. In that capacity, he led multi-disciplinary teams of product development scientists who developed novel drug products using specialized expertise in biopharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics and formulation development.
There have been many significant achievements in his tenure, but we only have room for a few. Dr. Rehlaender led the development of the tri-layer, sustained release tablet formulations for Orexigen’s Contrave; that NDA was filed in 2010. He led many In-Silico PK Modeling programs that resulted in establishing optimum release patterns for over 12 unique client programs. He is the inventor on 5 patents that were developed for PharmaDirections’ clients was responsible for the formulation development efforts in over 20 unique client programs.
Over his 25 year industrial career, Dr. Rehlaender has developed his expertise in biopharmaceutics and formulation development with special expertise in challenges such as poorly
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