Boris Shekunov

Director / Sr. Principal Scientist at Takeda Pharmaceutical Company

Dr Boris Shekunov’s major scientific interests lie in the areas of particle technology, solid-state chemistry, pharmaceutics of drug delivery and pharmaceutical analysis. His career started in the UK academia.

Since 2002, he directed different research groups in the US pharmaceutical industry. At Takeda, he oversees analytical and materials science aspects of the late development and commercial products. He is an author of over 100 publications and 30 patents.


Title: Modeling and Characterization of Powder Dispersion in DPIs

  • Quantitative mechanisms of particle interactions
  • Aerodynamic regimes and inhaler performance
  • Analytical aspects, formulation approaches and optimization strategies