Alex Slowey is qualified as a Pharmacist in July 1997, and have over 20 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
"I like to be challenged and to work proactively to innovate and find novel solutions where existing limitations prevent progress."
Since November 1997, he have held various roles within the R&D function at 3M Health Care, which have given him a broad footing in the pharmaceutical industry, particularly in relation to the research and development activities required to get a new product from initial feasibility to registration.
Alex is specialised in early phase development activities related to the formulation of new molecules for nasal and pulmonary delivery.
Alex has significant expertise in a number of key areas, these include providing technical and project leadership to development programmes.
Alex has developed expertise in particle engineering, with direct application to the delivery of molecules by the pulmonary route via pMDIs and DPIs.
Areas of interest include spray drying, freeze drying and powder blending.
Alex also has clinical expertise, particularly with respect to clinical trials of metered dose inhalers.
Alex takes an active role on the steering committee of the international Drug Delivery to the Lungs Conference.
Alex has supervised a PhD project looking at the use of novel excipients with a view to formulating a stable insulin system for pulmonary delivery.
Formulation of pressurised metered dose inhalers and dry powder inhalers.
MDI clinical studies.