Dr. Brader is a Principal Scientist and formulation technology group leader in the Protein Pharmaceutical Development department at Biogen Idec. His protein formulation experience spans the full breadth of pharmaceutical protein product development, from candidate selection to BLA filing. He has held leadership roles supporting drug product development to submission readiness and rapid formulation strategies supporting early phase clinical evaluation. Previous roles include senior technical positions in the Pharmaceutics Department at Novo Nordisk, Denmark and Biopharmaceutical R&D at Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis. His research interests include the application of biophysical analysis techniques to better understand interrelationships between protein structure and pharmaceutical stability.
Dr. Brader received his Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from Massey University, New Zealand and has held postdoctoral positions in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of California at Riverside and Department of Chemistry at Rutgers University, New Jersey. He holds a graduate certificate from Purdue University in regulatory and quality compliance.