Talk Title: Impact of sterilization on the chemical composition of a selection of active pharmaceutical ingredients
Ann Van Schepdael earned a degree of Pharmacist in 1986 and a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 1990 (KU Leuven, University of Leuven, Belgium, medicinal chemistry). Following a post-doc at KU Leuven and the Barnett Institute (Northeastern University, Boston, 1993) she was appointed lecturer in Leuven in 1997. Since 2007, she is a full professor at the Pharmaceutical Analysis division, and heads the latter lab since 2010. She teaches courses on instrumental analysis and analytical tools for drug development, as well as practical pharmaceutical analytical chemistry exercises in the bachelor and master programs at the school of pharmacy, KU Leuven. She has published over 300 publications on various analytical chemistry topics in international peer-reviewed journals, and has (co)-supervised 38 PhD theses up to now.