Christoph Korpus, PhD Merck KGaA

Christoph Korpus graduated in Pharmacy at the Goethe-University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He finished his PhD thesis at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich under the supervision of Prof. Wolfgang Frieß. His research focused on the lyophilization process development for Dual Chamber Cartridges. This included energy transfer studies and the analysis of different holder devices.

For his 3 month research stay at the University of Connecticut in the group of Prof. Michael Pikal, he was awarded with a graduate student scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service.

Since 2016, he has been leading the Liquid Formulation Stability Laboratory at Merck KGaA (Germany) in Darmstadt. His current research focuses on the development of high grade excipients for final formulations.