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Bruno C. Hancock, B.Pharm (Hons), Ph.D., MRPharmS is a Senior Research Fellow at Pfizer Inc. in Groton, Connecticut, USA.  He is responsible for the creation and implementation of 21st century approaches to drug product manufacturing.
Dr. Hancock holds a bachelors degree in Pharmacy from the University of Bath, UK and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Technology from the University of Bradford, UK.
Research experience:
Bruno held a post-doctoral research appointment at the University of Wisconsin and worked at ICI Pharmaceuticals (now Astra Zeneca) in the UK and Merck Frosst & Co. in Canada before taking his present position. He has published over one hundred full research papers and more than a dozen patents. Dr. Hancock is an Adjunct Professor at Purdue University, and he has supervised the research of students from Canada, the United States, and Europe.
Professional service:
Bruno Hancock has advised the United States Pharmacopoeia on the use and testing of pharmaceutical materials since 1995.  He has served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology and he currently serves on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Research and Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.  Dr. Hancock is also a member of the International Steering Committee for the Handook of Pharmaceutical Excipients.
Honors & recognition:
Dr. Hancock was the recipient of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain Science Medal in 2000 for his contributions to pharmaceutical research.  He was elected to Fellow status in the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) in 2004.
Notable publications:
“The 2nd Most Highly Cited Article in Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2009” - Hancock, B.C.* & Zografi, G., Characteristics and significance of the amorphous state in pharmaceutical systems, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 86 (1997) 1‑12 (Principal investigator) doi:10.1021/js9601896.
“The 10th Most Downloaded Article in Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2006” Kremer, D.K.* & Hancock, B.C. Process simulation in the pharmaceutical industry: a review of some basic physical models. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 95 (2006) 517-529 (Co‑investigator) doi:10.1002/jps.20583.
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This page was last updated on 19th May 2010