Dries Cardoen

Sr. Study Director at Nelson Labs

Dries Cardoen received his Ph.D. from the Faculty of Biology at the University of Leuven (Belgium) in 2011. After his academic career as a post-doctoral researcher, he started at Nelson Labs (formerly Toxikon Europe) in 2013 as study director in the Extractables & Leachables Department. He is currently leading the team of study directors that is specialized in E&L testing of inhalation drug products and topical and transdermal drug products.


Title: Extractables and leachables: what’s in a name?

  • Approach to extractables and leachables testing
  • Bridging between extractables and leachables
  • Changing FDA requirements