Crommelin, Daan J.A.


Utrecht University


The Netherlands

1. Current Status, Position

Prof. Dr. (Pharmacy) Daan Crommelin is emeritus-professor at the Department of Pharmaceutics at Utrecht University.

2. Education

Until December 2011 Prof. Crommelin was scientific director of the Dutch Top Institute Pharma in Leiden. He is adjunct professor at the Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of Utah. Crommelin is co-founder of OctoPlus, a Leiden based company specialized in the development of pharmaceutical (mainly protein based) product formulations and advanced drug delivery systems. 

3. Research Area

Prof. Crommelin published extensively and is on the editorial board of 10 peer reviewed journals in the pharmaceutical sciences. He is Editor-in-Chief of the AAPS book series 'Advances in the Pharmaceutical Sciences'. He also advises venture capital groups. He chaired the Board of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (F.I.P.), was chair of the organizing committee of the Pharmaceutical Sciences World Conference 2007 in Amsterdam. He is past president of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Sciences (EUFEPS) and past vice-chair of the scientific advisory board of the European Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI).

4. Conflict of interest: none