Bret Berner, PhD

Brett is currently a formulation consultant and has over 35 years industrial experience in transdermal and oral drug delivery resulting in over a dozen products. Dr. Berner is former CSO of Depomed, VP of Development at Cygnus and Director of Pharmaceutics Research at Ciba-Geigy (now Novartis).

After receiving his PhD in Neurosciences/Physical Chemistry from UCLA, he joined Procter & Gamble as a staff scientist working on novel product research on skin. He is also inventor for over 50 pharmaceutical US patents, editor of 2 books, and author of over 80 journal publications on drug delivery.