About the Author
Otilia M.Y. Koo, PhD, is currently Integrated Development Team Leader at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. Her research interests and publications are in excipients characterization and the role of excipients in formulation development and processes. She serves on the 2015 - 2020 United States Pharmacopeia Expert Committee for Excipient Monographs and was lead guest editor of themed issues of the AAPS Journal and AAPS Pharm SciTech. She received her PhD in Pharmaceutics from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Masters/Bachelors from the National University of Singapore. She also is an adjunct assistant professor at University of Illinois at Chicago.