PhD defence by Anne Linnet Skelbæk-Pedersen

Quantification of fragmentation and its effect on tablet properties and performance


Assessment committee
(Chairperson) Associate Professor Anders Østergaard Madsen, University of Copenhagen
Professor Changquan Calvin Sun, University of Minnesota, US
Dr Susanna Abrahmsén-Alami, AstraZeneca, Sweden

Professor Jukka Rantanen, University of Copenhagen
Scientific Vice President Thomas Vilhelmsen, Novo Nordisk A/S
Senior Formulation Scientist Vibeke Wallaert, Novo Nordisk A/S

Department of Pharmacy

Graduate Programme
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Place of study
The experimental work took place at the Department of Pharmacy, University of Copenhagen, in the Oral Pilot and Process Development, Novo Nordisk A/S, and at the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, UK

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Novo Nordisk (G8 auditorium), Novo Nordisk Park 1, DK-2760 Måløv

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