Dr. Leon Shargel is a consultant for the pharmaceutical industry in biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics. Dr. Shargel has over 35 years experience in both academia and the pharmaceutical industry. He has been a member or chair of numerous national committees involved in state formulary issues, biopharmaceutics and bioequivalence issues, institutional review boards, and a member of the USP Biopharmaceutics Expert Committee. Dr. Shargel received a BS in pharmacy from the University of Maryland and a PhD in pharmacology from the George Washington University Medical Center. He is a registered pharmacist and has over 150 publications including several leading textbooks in pharmacy. He is a member of various professional societies, including the American Association Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET).
Dr. Andrew B.C. Yu has over 30 years of experience in academia, government, and the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Yu received a BS in pharmacy from Albany College of Pharmacy and a PhD in pharmacokinetics from the University of Connecticut. He is a registered pharmacist and has over 30 publications and a patent in novel drug delivery. He had lectured internationally on pharmaceutics, drug disposition, and drug delivery.