Robert Lee, PhD, Named President of Particle Sciences

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BETHLEHEM, Pa., Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Particle Sciences, Inc. today announced the appointment of Robert

W. Lee, Ph.D. to the position of President.

Dr. Lee has been with Particle Sciences for 10 years, most recently serving as its Executive Vice President of Pharmaceutical Services where he focused on both technical and financial matters. Prior

to coming to Particle Sciences, Dr. Lee had more than 17 years' experience in pharmaceutical research and development of both therapeutic drugs and diagnostic imaging agents. His areas of expertise include preformulation, drug delivery, formulation development, analytical sciences, sterile manufacturing, and technology evaluation and development. Dr. Lee was one of the founding members of NanoSystems, a drug delivery company focused on the formulation of water-insoluble drugs using high energy media milling. He maintains strong academic ties, including an appointment as Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of Kansas in 1992, and serving as a reviewer for both the International Journal of Pharmaceutics and Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Robert will be reporting to Barbara Morgan, Ph.D., General Manager of Particle Sciences. Dr. Morgan comments that "Robert comes to this position with deep industry experience and has been instrumental in growing Particle Sciences to its current position as a leading pharmaceutical CDMO of complex drug products." 

Dr. Lee received a Ph.D. in Physical Bioorganic Chemistry under the direction of Professor Thomas C. Bruice from the University of California, Santa Barbara and B.Sc.'s in both Chemistry and Biology from the University of Washington.

Particle Sciences, a Lubrizol LifeSciences company, is a leading drug delivery CDMO, an integrated provider of drug development services and manufacturing, and is FDA registered and DEA licensed. Particle Sciences focuses on BCS II/III/IV molecules, biologics and highly potent compounds through a variety of technologies including emulsions, gels, micro and nano?particulates, drug-eluting devices, solid solutions, lyophilization and others.

Through a full range of formulation, analytic and manufacturing services, Particle Sciences provides pharmaceutical companies with a complete and seamless development solution that minimizes the time and risk between discovery and the clinic. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Visit www.particlesciences.com, email info@particlesciences.com, or contact us at (610) 861-4701 for information.

Particle Sciences is part of Lubrizol Advanced Materials Inc.               

About Lubrizol LifeSciences

Lubrizol LifeSciences is a preferred Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) partner for complex pharmaceuticals and high-end medical devices providing differentiated polymers and excipients, along with state-of-the-art design, development and manufacturing services to the healthcare industry.

About The Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers' products while reducing their environmental impact. It is a leader at combining market insights with chemistry and application capabilities to deliver valuable solutions to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. Lubrizol improves lives by acting as an essential partner in our customers' success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, as well as additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care, personal care and skin care products and specialty materials encompassing polymer and coatings technologies, along with polymer-based pharmaceutical and medical device solutions.

With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, Lubrizol owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately 8,700 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2017 were $6.3 billion. For more information, visit Lubrizol.com.

Media Contact Ben Patti (216) 447-5827 Benjamin.patti@lubrizol.com  www.lubrizol.com/LifeSciences www.particlesciences.com

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SOURCE Particle Sciences, Inc.



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