Aktham Aburub, PhD

Adjunct Pharmaceutics Faculty, Department of Pharmaceutics

Aktham Aburub

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Adjunct Pharmaceutics Faculty, Department of Pharmaceutics


PhD in Pharmaceutics, University of Iowa

BS in Pharmacy, Jordan University of Science and Technology

Summary

Aktham Aburub received a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Iowa and a BSc in Pharmacy from Jordan University of Science and Technology. He has been at Eli Lilly and Company since 2004 and has served in various scientific rules spanning early development and interface with discovery through commercial technical transfer and product launch. Most recently he has been serving as the scientific lead of drug product design.

Expertise

Pharmaceutics, QbD, in vivo bridging, BCS and bio-waiver, drug product development including standard and enabled formulations, compaction and mechanical properties, solubility/solubilization, complex ionic equilibria, salt disproportionation

Awards & Recognition

  • Lilly Research Labs President's Award (2017)
  • Lilly Research Award (2016)
  • Lilly Innovator Award (2015)
  • Lilly Made a Difference Award (2005)
  • Pharmacy Graduate Program Excellence Award; The University of Iowa (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)