Peter Kleinebudde

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Institut of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics
Universitätsstr. 1
40225 Düsseldorf

Tel.: +49 (0) 211 8114220
Fax: +49 (0) 211 8114251

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Short CV

Peter Kleinebudde is a pharmacist by training and he finished his dissertation at the University Kiel in 1987. He then spent some years at Glaxo GmbH, Germany, in Pharmaceutical Development and Bulk Production. Between 1991 and 1997 he worked as research scientist at the University of Kiel and received the German ‘Habilitation’ for his work on pellets. During a stay at the Royal Danish School of Pharmacy he was appointed as associate professor at the University Halle-Wittenberg in 1998. From 2002 to 2003 he was the Dean of the School of Pharmacy. In 2003 he was nominated as full professor at the Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf. Since then he holds the chair of the Institute of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics or the chair of the Department of Pharmacy. Since 2010 he is a member of the academic senate of the University.

Peter is a member of several scientific societies including the AAPS, APV, Dechema and VDI. He was president of the International Association for Pharmaceutical Technology (APV) from 2002 to 2010. Since 2010 he is leading the APV focus group Solid Dosage Forms. He is a member of the editorial boards of the Eur J Pharm Biopharm, AAPS PharmSciTech, J Pharm Sci, Pharmaceutics and Pharm Dev Tech. In 2004 he was elected as AAPS Fellow. He is a deputy member of the German Pharmacopoeia Commission and deputy chair of the expert group Pharmaceutical Technology. Since 2006 he is a member of the Powder Working Party and since 2010 member of Group 12 of the European Pharmacopoeia.

His main research interests are solid dosage forms and pharmaceutical processes like roll compaction/ dry granulation, extrusion and coating. He has published about 150 peer-reviewed papers, 300 abstracts and conference proceedings and has given more than 180 invited lectures.