Andrew R. Miksztal, Ph.D.
Vice President, Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Principal Scientist
Dr. Miksztal has over 24 years of pharmaceutical product development experience. He joined DURECT in March 2000 as Senior Director of Pharmaceutical Development, and in October 2000 was promoted to Executive Director. Prior to joining DURECT, Dr. Miksztal was the Associate Director of the Pharmaceutical Analysis Department at Oread Laboratories from 1996 to 2000, a Senior Scientist in Pharmaceutical Research at Roche Bioscience from 1995 to 1996, and a Scientist in the Preformulation and Pharmaceutical Analysis Departments at Syntex Research from 1987 to 1995. Dr. Miksztal earned his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from Rutgers University, and completed an NIH postdoctoral research fellowship in the Chemistry Department at the University of California, San Diego. He has numerous scientific publications and is the inventor of several U.S. and foreign patents.