Prof.

BETTINI Ruggero

Professore di I fascia
Settore scientifico disciplinare:
FARMACEUTICO TECNOLOGICO APPLICATIVO (CHIM/09)
  • Curriculum Vitae
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Professional Profile

2011- Full Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology at the Department of Food and Drugs, University of Parma, Italy.

2010- Founder and Director, since its foundation, of the Interdepartmental Centre for Innovation in Health Products, Biopharmanet-Tec, University of Parma, Italy.

2017- President of the Master course in “Pharmaceutical and Regulatory Strategies in Medicinal Products Development”, University of Parma.

2007- Member of the Committee for Training and Education (CTE) of the European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences (EUFEPS).

2013- Founder of PumeStars srl an innovative start-up start-up company developing innovative medicines for inhalation.

2015- Faculty representative in the European University Consortium for Pharmaceutical Sciences (ULLA).

2016- Founder of M3datek srl a spin-off of the University of Parma devoted to the development and commercialization of 3D printed medicinal products and medical devices for local drug delivery and regenerative medicine.

 

Positions held

-2003-2017 President of the Master Course in “Pharmaceutical Technology and Regulatory Affairs”, University of Parma.

-2015-2016 Coordinator of the Doctorate course in “Biopharmaceutics-Pharmacokinetics”, University of Parma.

- 2012-2014 Director of the Italian inter-university Consortium Tefarco Innova;

- 2009-2011 Member of the Council of the University of Parma.

- 2008-2012 Deputy Director of the Italian inter-university Consortium Tefarco Innova;

- 2002- 2011 Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Parma, Italy.

- 1997- 2002 Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Parma, Italy.

- 1994-1997 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacy University of Parma, Parma Italy.

- 1993-1994 invited Visiting Scholar, School of Chemical Engineering of the Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA.

- 1990 Visiting Student, Laboratoire de Pharmacie Galénique et Biopharmacie, University of Lille, France.

 

Education

1994          Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology, University of Pavia, Italy

                  THESIS: Hydrophilic, swelling controlled drug delivery systems: relation between swelling rate and drug release kinetics.

1991          M.S. in Pharmacy (Hons.), University of Parma, Italy.

                  THESIS: Permeation of the piroxicam/beta-cyclodextrin inclusion compound through artificial membranes.

 

Scientific production

125 papers published on international peer reviewed journals;

20 patents (16 granted, 4 pending applications);

7 book chapters;

74 invited lectures;

more than 200 conference proceedings.

 

Research metrics

Scopus Author ID:  7101984571

Source Scopus

H Index: 31; Total citations: 3495.

Source Google Scholar

H Index 38; Total citations 5058.

 

Awards

- 1999 J. Heller Journal of Controlled Release outstanding paper Award, Controlled Release Society, USA;

- First Eurand Award 2000. The Prize for Outstanding Research in Emerging Fields of Oral Drug Delivery, Controlled Release Society, USA;

- 2014 Listed in “Who is Who in Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry”, Akadémial Kiado, Hungary;

- 2016 AAPS Fellow, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, USA.

- 2019 AIMBE Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, USA.

 

Scholarships

- 1990 European Erasmus Scholarship;

-  1991 Research Scholarship, University of Parma;

- 1995 The Nagai Foundation Tokyo (Japan) Scholarship;

- 1997 First Italian School on Supercritical Fluids Scholarship.

 

Editorial Activities

Guest editor of the Special Issue of International Journal of Pharmaceutics 324 (2006).

 

Associated Editor

-Pharmaceutics

 

Member of the Editorial Board of:

- International Journal of Pharmaceutics;

- Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology;

- Drug Delivery and Translational Research;

- The Journal of Validation Technology (2010-2013).

 

Reviewer activities

Currently R. Bettini serves as reviewer on regular bases for:

  • Pharmaceutical Research;
  • AAPS Journal;
  • AAPS PharmSciTech;
  • Journal of Controlled Release;
  • European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences;
  • Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences;
  • International Journal of Pharmaceutics;
  • Biomaterials;
  • AIChE Journal;
  • Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery;
  • Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry;
  • Pharmaceutical Development and Technology;
  • European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences;
  • European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics;
  • Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy;
  • Journal of Supercritical Fluids;
  • Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology;
  • Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis;
  • Pharmaceutical Development and Regulatory;
  • Journal of Microencapsulation.

 

Affiliations

•                American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS);

•                Association de Pharmacie Galénique Industrielle (APGI);

•                Controlled Release Society (CRS);

•                Italian Association of Thermal Analysis (AICAT);

•                Italian Chemical Society (Pharmaceutical Technology Division);

•                International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE).

Monday and Wednesday from 10 to 12 upon appointment by e.mail

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2013/2014

Professor/Teacher

Other appointments

Director Interdepartmental Centre for Innovation in Health Products, Biopharmanet-Tec 2019-2024

Lines of research

Solid dosage forms for controlled and site-specific drug delivery, and solid-state chemistry for improving biopharmaceutical properties of active pharmaceutical ingredients: • Nasal and pulmonary administration of powders; • Particle engineering by spray drying and supercritical fluid technologies; • Nano-sized systems for oral drug delivery; • Solid-state chemistry of drugs; • Natural polymers for regenerative medicine applications; • Technological aspects of the pharmaceutical production.

Publications

Orcid

0000-0002-3857-7476

Contacts

Phone number
905089
Fax number

905085

Office location
Dipartimento di Scienze degli Alimenti e del Farmaco
Parco Area delle Scienze, 27/A
43124 PARMA