Afsaneh Lavasanifar, Pharm D, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer
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Dr Afsaneh Lavasanifar is a Professor of Pharmaceutics in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences with a joint appointment at the Department of Chemical and Material Engineering at the University of Alberta. She has over 20 year of experience in the development of different drug delivery systems for challenging medications. Dr Lavasanifar has >160 peer reviewed papers, 4 book chapters, several abstracts and conference presentations, and is an inventor in several patents/patent applications. She has been the recipient of the 2016 and 2013 TEC Edmonton, Innovation Makes Sense award; the 2009 Sanofi-Aventis/AFPC award and the 2007 GlaxoSmithKline/CSPS Early Career Award in recognition of outstanding research in Pharmacy.