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    Purdue University

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    Elizabeth M. Topp is Dane O. Kildsig Chair and Head of the Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.  She received a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Delaware in 1979 (B.Ch.E.), a master’s in chemical and biochemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in1984 (M.E.) and a Ph.D. in pharmaceutics from the University of Michigan in 1986. Dr. Topp’s research addresses the chemical and physical stability of protein drugs, with particular emphasis on the solid state. She currently serves as acting on the Advisory Committee on the Pharmaceutical Sciences and Clinical Pharmacology for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Gene and Drug Delivery Study Section of the National Institutes of Health. She is a Fellow of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists.