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Professor Guy Van den Mooter

Contact Details

Laboratory for Pharmacotechnology and Biopharmacy
Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences
Catholic University of Leuven
Campus Gasthuisberg, O+N2,
Herestraat 49b921,
3000 Leuven, Belgium

Tel.: +32 16 330 304
Fax: +32 16 330 305
Website Lab. Pharmacotechnology and Biopharmacy
Website Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Main Research Interests

Physical chemistry of solid dispersions
Formulation strategies for poorly soluble API: solid dispersions, nanoparticles, mesoporous silica
Polymorphism of drugs
Thermal analysis

Short CV

Guy Van den Mooter (born on May 8th 1964) studied pharmacy and industrial pharmacy at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and received his PhD from the same university in 1994. He worked as scientist in the department of pharmaceutical development at Janssen Pharmaceutica (Belgium) until 1996. From 1997 until 1999 he was a post-doctoral researcher in the laboratory for Pharmacotechnology and Biopharmacy (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven). In 1999 he was appointed assistant-professor and in 2009 full professor at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.
He teaches courses of pharmaceutical technology and physical chemistry of drugs in undergraduate and graduate programs. He is the coordinator of the master program in industrial pharmacy.
So far, he has published more than 170 peer reviewed papers.
He is member of the Belgian Pharmacopeia commission and member of the editorial board of Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology and International Journal of Pharmaceutics.
In 2007, he founded FORMAC Pharmaceuticals N.V., a drug delivery and development company.