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Eric Francotte received his BS and PhD degrees from the University of Louvain (Belgium). After postdoctoral work at the University of Geneva, he joined the Central Research Laboratories at Ciba-Geigy, where he was working on optically active polymers. He is now Director and Head of Separations at the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research in Basel (Switzerland). He is also an editor of the Wiley journal ?Chirality?. His major interests include development and applications of chiral stationary phases for the separation of stereoisomers on an analytical and preparative scale.
Wolfgang Lindner received his PhD degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of Graz (Austria). After several academic positions, including a period at the FDA in Bethesda (USA), he was appointed the chair in Analytical Chemistry at the University of Vienna (Austria). He is also the editor of the Journal of Chromatography B, and the current president of the Austrian Society of Analytical Chemistry. His major interests lie in enantioselective separation techniques, including LC, CE, membranes, extractions, and in stereoselective pharmacokinetics.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Drugs -- Research.
Drug development.
Chirality.
Chemistry, Pharmaceutical.
Drug Design.
Molecular Conformation.
Stereoisomerism.
M‚edicaments -- Recherche.
M‚edicaments -- D‚eveloppement.
Chiralit‚e.