Prof. Dr. Gerhard Winter
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Winter is an expert in formulation development and delivery of biopharmaceutical drugs and colloidal drug carriers, parenteral process technologies and lyophilization. Since 1999, he is a professor for Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmaceutics at the LMU Munich. In 2008 he was one of the co-founders of Coriolis-Pharma
Beside his long academic career, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Winter has collected more than 12 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry while working for Merck, Boehringer Mannheim and Roche. Amongst many achievements, he was the lead pharmaceutical scientist developing the market formulations for erythropoietin, ibandronate and reteplase. His responsibilities span from preformulation and interface management with protein drug substance development and production to formulation development, stability studies, upscaling and CMC dossier preparation and finally technology assessment for drug delivery systems. He also led a large-scale aseptic pilot plant to supply worldwide clinical studies with lyophilizates and sterile solutions. Prof. Dr. Gerhard has published over 230 research papers, patents and book chapters. More than 60 Ph.D. students have finished their thesis under his supervision, most of them hold positions in the pharma and biotech industry. Since 2006 he is a co-organizer of the bi-annual conference on freeze drying of pharmaceuticals in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Breckenridge.