Allen Burgenson MS Lonza

Allen Burgenson MS

Allen Burgenson MS Lonza Associate Director/Global SME Pyrogen Detection

Allen L. Burgenson is the Global SME for endotoxin detection with Lonza Walkersville. He has over 40 years of experience in industries regulated by the FDA, including Foods, Drugs, Biologics, Medical Devices, and Cos¬metics. He has worked in R&D, QC, QA, Regulatory Affairs, and now as Global SME. Allen is involved in several scientific organizations including, the immediate Past-Chair of the Horseshoe Crab Advisory Panel for the Atlantic States Marine Fisher¬ies Commission (ASMFC) and as a member of the Horseshoe Crab Working Group of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Allen is the immediate Past-President of the Capital Area Chapter of the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), and was Chair of the 2004 PDA Annual Meeting. He is a co-author for three PDA Technical Reports including, TR-50 and 51 regarding Mycoplasma detection and filtration, and TR-82 regarding Low Endotoxin Recovery (LER). Allen also contributed to USP Informational Chapter on Endotoxin Indicators. Allen has a BA in Microbiology from Rutgers University, and a MS in Biotechnology Management from the University of Maryland.