2021 Research Conference

Bruno C. Hancock, PhD, Pfizer

Bruno C. Hancock currently leads the global pharmaceutical materials science group at Pfizer Inc. At Pfizer he has worked in the areas of formulation development (focused on spray dried dispersions), powder technology, pharmaceutical materials science, drug product process development & technology transfer, and computational drug product design. Bruno has published over one hundred-and-thirty full research papers and more than a dozen patents. He was elected to Fellow status in the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists in 2004, and he has been an Editor for the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences since 2014.

Using Predictive Tools to Accelerate Drug Product Development

The use of predictive approaches to accelerate drug product development has become an imperative for
the pharmaceutical industry in recent years. This presentation will review the technical and business
benefits of developing and using such predictive tools, and examples will be given from the author’s
recent experience.