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Expert in Pharmaceutical Solid Dose Forms

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He has worked in the development and manufacturing of chewable tablets either for the delivery of locally (oral) acting drugs with a variety of excipients and basic tableting technology and in the development of medicinal candy products enclosing vitamins flavoring agents and sweeteners.

He developed and manufactured controlled release solid dose forms including: hydrophyllic, hydrophobic matrix systems, Alginate based controlled release matrices, amd guar gum matrices for control release of actives to the colon.

He developed controlled release drug delivery systems based in multi matrix systems, floating controlled release drug delivery systems and polymer based drug delivery devices.

He worked in new drug delivery technologies to be applied to veterinary medicine and human medicine as well. He developed floating controlled release devices to be used in water disinfection and vehiculizing biologic larvicide products. He developed and produced osmotic driven delivery devices and also patented a multi-layer delivery device.

He is devoted to developing and patenting novel delivery systems that could be easily scaled up using general in use pharmaceutical production machinery.

He developed oral solid, liquid and mucoadhesive drug delivery products. He actually works in the field of effervescent solid products either in the form of powder or tablets.

Is responsible for the pre-formulation, formulation assays and scale-up to production of pharmaceutical forms. He is responsible for the development of formulations that do not infringe patent rights and that are bio-equivalent to the original ones.

He develops softgel capsule formualtions attempting to be original and not upon infriging patent rights. He conducts pre stability assays, stability and scaling-up of formualtions to third party manufacturers or to his company's facility.

He worked in solid dose manufacturing areas in troubleshooting of new and existing formulations. He has responsibility in technology transfer and changing production processes.

He joined the experience gained through the improvement in drug dissolution technologies for soft gel and liquid formulations and applied it to wet granulation to improve the dissolution performace of solid dose forms.

He worked jointly with exipient manufacturers in the improvement of coating formulations to be applied to solid dose forms.

He has a broad experience in solid dose forms from the development to the manufacturing stage.

He helped in solving manufactuing problems related to the tableting of powders and also quality problems associated with it.

He developed and worked with almost all types of tablet dose forms. He has good skills for the development of a tablet based in a new API whose characteristics are not well known.

He developed and worked with coatings from "cosmetic" to functional ones. He solved manufacturing problems related to coated dose forms.

He is aware of the fact that one of the ways to gain success in the pharmaceutical market is through the development of innovative drug dosage forms.

He was involved in the development and change of propellants for aerosol formulations MDI and DPI development.

He worked in innovative dosage forms and helped meliorate those with stability problems.


chewable tablet


controlled-release drug delivery


controlled-release drug delivery technology


delivery system


oral drug delivery


pharmaceutical product formulation


softgel capsule


tablet manufacturing


wet granulation


pharmaceutical coating material


solid pharmaceutical product






tablet coating


drug dosage form development


pharmaceutical drug




dosage form

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Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1982   Pharmacist   Pharmacy   University of Buenos Aires  
1986   Licensiate in Pharmaceutical Industry   Pharmaceutical Production   University of Buenos Aires  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2005 to




Research and Development


New Product Development Director


He is responsible for the development of new pharmaceutical delivery systems in the form of solids, liquids, softgels, controlled release formulations, cosmetics and aerosols.

2001 to 2005


Phoenix Laboratories (Buenos Aires, Argentina)


Research and Development Department


Head of Galenic Development


He was responsible for the development of new technologies in the field of pulmonary delivery (DPI and MDI) and controlled release patenting and scaling them up to production facilities. He was the leader of a team researching in the field of controlled release devices.

1998 to 2001


Casasco Laboratories


Production Department


Head of Solid Dose Forms Sector


He was the leadership of the main productive sector of the company. He solved the problems appearing in the scale up of solid dose formulations.

1994 to 1998


Hoechst Marion Roussel


Solid Dose Forms Sector


Head of Solid Dose Sector


He was responsible for the transfer of new products, technologies and solving of problems during the scale up.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has presented posters on local and regional pharmaceutical congresses and owns two patents on delivery systems.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has worked jointly with Hoechst Research Department UK (Dr. David Jordan) in solving production problems associated with solid oral dose forms formulations.
  • He has worked with Latin Pharmaceutical Firms based in Brazil in product troubleshooting.
  • He is actually working for a Colombian Pharmaceutical Firm in the shortening of developmental product cycle and new product launching.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2005 to   Colombia   He is responsible for new product development at Expert's Firmimplementing new technologies such as: controlled release, soft gelatin capsules, aerosols, controlled release injectables.
2003 to   Brazil   He helped local pharmaceutical firms in the adjustment of new formulations and actually works as consulting support for them.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
English   He has a high level of proficiency in written and spoken technical english.
Portuguese   He has a high level of proficiency in written and spoken Portuguese both technical and general literature.
German   He reads and writes in technical German language.
French   He reads and writes in technical French language.


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