Dr Jean-René Authelin | Global Head of Pharmaceutical Engineering

Dr Jean-René Authelin, Global Head of Pharmaceutical Engineering, Sanofi

Jean René Authelin has an Engineer degree in chemical Engineering from ENSIC (Nancy France), and a PhD from The Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine (France). He joined Rhone Poulenc in 1988 as a Chemical Engineer. In the 90’s he founded the Physical Quality function, dedicated to the API crystallization , drying, polymorphism… for which he was for 10 years Global Head in Rhone Poulenc Rorer, Aventis and finally sanofi . In, 1988 JR Authelin was nominated Global Head of Pharmaceutical Engineering. Domains of interest of JRA include: thermodynamics of hydrates, drug polymorphism, amorphous solids physics, drug stability, crystallization, nanoparticles engineering and processing, drying , milling; spray drying, fluid bed granulation, roller compaction, freeze drying.
Jean René Authelin is the author or co-author of 20 publications or book chapters and the co-inventor of 9 patents

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