Joseph F. Krzyzaniak

Pfizer Inc., USA

Joseph F. Krzyzaniak was born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, in 1968. He is an Associate Research Fellow at Pfizer, Inc., in Groton, Conn, USA, where he leads a group responsible for the materials science research to support the development of oral and parenteral formulations, which include formulation-based polymorph and salt screens, characterization of liquid crystalline forms, and determining robust formulation unit operations, in support of delivering the drug product. His group is also responsible for establishing the intellectual property portfolio for Pfizer’s solid-state forms by preparing and publishing patents worldwide, as well as supporting the enforcement cases using approaches in solid-state forensics. Krzyzaniak received his B.S. degree in chemistry from the Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, Miss, USA (1992) and the Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from The University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz, USA (1997). After graduate school, he joined the Pharmaceutics group at G.D. Searle before coming to Pfizer. Joe has over 13 years of industrial experience focusing on solid-state chemistry, molecular modeling, preformulation, parenteral and solid oral dosage form development support for pharmaceutical molecules, as well as worldwide patent publication, and Intellectual property enforcement. He has contributed to the research by over than 100 NCEs, as well as products consisting of Atorvastatin, Varenicline, Celecoxib, Maraviroc, and Azithromycin. He has published 13 publications, 2 book chapters, about 50 internal and external presentations, and 10 patents/legal affidavits.

Biography Updated on 11 July 2011

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