Patient-Centric Drug Delivery Strategies For Oral Paediatric Products

22nd April 2015 | 3AM ET / 8AM GMT / 9AM CET / 5PM SGT | Dr. Carsten Timpe Senior Principal Scientist at Hoffman La Roche AG and Dr. Paolo Gatti Research Fellow and Formulation Manager for Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies |WATCH FOR FREE

carstenDr Carsten Timpe is currently a Senior Principal Scientist at Hoffman La Roche AG in Basel Switzerland, focusing on early drug development. Previously he held positions at Novartis, Lilly and Schering/Jenapharm.
Dr Timpe has 20 years of experience in solid dosage form development from early to late stage and is the inventor/co-inventor of multiple international formulation patents.
Dr Timpe completed his Ph.D thesis in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the Phillips University Marburg, Germany.
PaoloGattiPhDDr. Paolo Gatti, PhD, is Research Fellow and Formulation Manager for Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies R&D Team. His responsibilities include oversight of drug product development, bioavailability enhancement, controlled release and taste technologies formulation scientists and technicians. He also conducts scouting and due diligence review and evaluation for new technologies.
He graduated with honours in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and defended his PhD thesis in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Genova in 1999.
Dr. Gatti began his pharmaceutical career in 1999 joining the Oral Solid Department of Pharmacia & Upjohn R&D as a junior formulation scientist. Over the successive eight years, following  merger, acquisition and spin-off involving the company, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Pharmacia, Pfizer and Nerviano Medical Sciences becoming senior scientist in charge of the Solid Dosage Forms Development Laboratory.
He is teacher of the Formulation Development Post Degree Master at the University of Pavia and is regularly invited as lecturer in universities and professional advancement courses. He is also a published author.
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