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BIOGRAPHIC PROFILE

 

Dr. Brian C. Keller currently serves as the President of Sales and Sr. Vice President of R&D at BioZone Laboratories, Inc. From 2011 to 2013 he served as the President of BioZone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Keller was the founder of BioZone Laboratories, Inc. in 1987. Early in his career he practiced as a Clinical Pharmacist serving as Director of Pharmacy Services and Clinical Pharmacy. He received appointments to the Clinical Faculty at UCSF and University of the Pacific as teacher of undergraduate and graduate pharmacy students, interns and residents in clinical practice as well as teaching core courses at UCSF.

In the late 1980’s Keller’s interest in health care delivery turned toward the pharmaceutical industry, and he founded BioZone Laboratories, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company specializing in drug delivery. Since the founding of BioZone in 1987, the company has become a worldwide leader in topical drug delivery under Dr. Keller’s leadership. His responsibilities and contributions have come as a result of company needs, and his strengths and persona. He has lead diverse efforts within the company from scientific to regulatory affairs, to research, development, and manufacturing, and to technical sales and marketing. His position has also given him the responsibility for corporate sales and fund raising. BioZone has grown steadily and has been profitable each year since its inception. Under the guidance of Dr. Keller, BioZone is a licensed drug manufacturer that operates under FDA guidelines and current Good Manufacturing Practices and produces over one hundred products annually.

Dr. Keller holds Sixteen (16) United States Patents in the fields of nano-technology and drug delivery. His lecturing style about content and delivery are always appreciated as he has trained pharmacists from over twenty countries. He has spoken internationally in Germany, Japan, Norway, Austria, The Netherlands, England, Canada, Taiwan, Mexico, Brazil, Columbia, Argentina, Venezuela, India, EAU, Turkey, Jordan and Mexico.

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EDUCATION

University of California, San Francisco

Doctorate of Pharmacy-1983

University of California, San Diego

Bachelor of Arts-1979
Major: Biology
Minors: History, Chemistry

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

BioZone Laboratories, IncPittsburg, CA 94565

• Founder & Executive Vice President1991-Present

St Luke’s HospitalSan Francisco, CA 94110

• Clinical Pharmacologist1990-1991

Marin General HospitalGreenbrae, CA 94904

• Clinical Pharmacologist1989-1990

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LICENSURE

California State Board of Pharmacy

• Licensed Pharmacist #379041983-Present

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FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

University of California, San Francisco School of PharmacySan Francisco, CA

• Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy-1985

University of the PacificStockton, CA

• Adjunct Clinical Professor-1986

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AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Drug and nutrient delivery
  • Nutrition and pharmacogenomics
  • Gastro-intestinal absorption of drugs
  • Dermatopharmacology
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PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)
  • American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS)
  • American College of Nutrition-Fellow

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PERSONAL INTERESTS

Athletics-former collegiate basketball player, cycling, running, weight training, music, reading, writing, photography, ornithology

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