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U.S. FDA Deputy Director Lawrence X. Yu, PhD, To Present At INTERPHEX 2018


NEW YORK, NY; February 26, 2018International Pharmaceutical Expo (INTERPHEX), the premier event dedicated to pharmaceutical and biotechnology innovation, technology and knowledge from development through commercialization, and the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), the leading industry provider of science, technology and regulatory information, are pleased to confirm the participation of Lawrence X. Yu, PhD, as part of the INTERPHEX Technical Conference which can be attended by all INTERPHEX attendees and exhibitors at no additional cost. Dr. Yu brings insight into the conference through his expertise with emerging technologies in biopharmaceutical manufacturing.  INTERPHEX takes place April 17-19, 2018 at the Javits Center, New York, NY.

“The Future of Pharmaceutical Quality and the Path to Get There”
Presenter: Lawrence X. Yu, PhD
April 18, 2018, Innovation Stage/#1170

Dr. Yu is currently the Deputy Director of the Office of Pharmaceutical Quality (OPQ) in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). He directs over 1,300 staff involved in new, generic, and biotechnology drug product quality assessment and inspection functions, as well as the laboratories supporting pharmaceutical quality. He is also adjunct Professor of Pharmaceutical Engineering at the University of Michigan.

“We are pleased that Dr. Yu is taking time away from his busy schedule to share his insight, innovation and technical expertise with INTERPHEX attendees and exhibitors,” said Michael Mandl, Group Vice President, INTERPHEX. “Each year, over 10,000 industry professionals representing the full product development life cycle turn to INTERPHEX for the very latest in technical sessions, cutting-edge development and manufacturing technologies and innovation to cost effectively and efficiently develop and manufacture quality product.”

“In our effort to deliver the most comprehensive, up-to-date information on quality and innovation, we are delighted to welcome Dr. Yu to INTERPHEX,” said Richard Johnson, President, PDA. “Dr. Yu will share his expertise and insight on performance-based regulation, Quality by Design, advanced manufacturing technologies, continuous improvement and operational excellence. We are proud to bring this session to the show; fulfilling our mission by continuing to bring innovation, industry knowledge and development and manufacturing strategies for the benefit of INTERPHEX attendees and exhibitors.”

Find the full INTERPHEX Technical Conference schedule here. Register for a complimentary Technical Conference and Exhibit Hall Pass at For further information, visit

About PDA

The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is the leading industry provider of science, technology and regulatory information. PDA creates awareness and understanding of important issues facing the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical community and delivers education for the community. Since its founding in 1946 as a nonprofit organization, PDA has been committed to developing scientifically sound, practical technical information and expertise to advance pharmaceutical/ biopharmaceutical manufacturing science and regulation so members can better serve patients. For more information about PDA, its members, and its mission, please visit


For the past 39 years, INTERPHEX has been, and continues to be, the premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and device development and manufacturing event where you can “Experience Science through Commercialization”. Sponsored by the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), the event is based in New York and brings over 10,500 global industry professionals and 620+ industry leading suppliers together to “Learn it, Experience it, Procure it” through a unique combination of no cost technical conference, exhibits, demonstrations, roundtables, partnering opportunities and networking to leverage quality, efficiency and cost effectiveness in today’s ever-changing global market. INTERPHEX offers annual domestic and international industry events and educational opportunities around the world. FormulationX and foundation sponsored by Elsevier, Dow Chemical and Colorcon, will launch at the 2018 event to increase the presence on drug substance. INTERPHEX and FormulationX together, offer the very latest intelligence, cutting-edge technologies and state-of-the-art innovation throughout the product development life cycle. Follow INTERPHEX on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter.IPX Blog continues the learning beyond the show floor. For more information, visit

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