Research in Drug Development (RD3)

Pharmacognosy Bioanalysis and Drug Discovery


Professor Jean-Michel Kauffmann was born in Arlon, Belgium, in 1954. He became a pharmacist from the University Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in 1977 and earned a Ph.D. degree in pharmaceutical sciences in 1983 from the same University. He became Full Professor and Head of the laboratory of instrumental analysis and bioelectrochemistry at the Institute of Pharmacy of the University Libre de Bruxelles in 1992. He is currently (2019) head of the department of research in drug development at the Faculty of Pharmacy (ULB).

Research activities

His research interests include analytical chemistry in general and more specifically electroanalysis of compounds of pharmaceutical interest, modified electrodes and biosensors and electrochemical detectors development for flow injection and HPLC analyses.

He has published 175 original papers and 24 chapters related to electroanalysis and biosensors and edited one book in the field of electroanalysis in the biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences (Spinger-2015) and given more than 300 lectures at national and international meetings.

He is the Editor-in-Chief of Talanta since 1995 and a member of the Advisory Boards of Analytical Letters, Electroanalysis, Talanta Current Separations, Chimica Acta Turcica, J.Pharm.Belgique, FABAD, (J. Pharm. Sciences of Ankara), The Open Anal.Chem. Journal, Anal.Pharm.Française, Arabian J. Chem., Farmacia (Romanian review).

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