Credits: He is best known for his work in the controlled-release & targeted release drug space.

Bio: Dr. Odidi is a Nigerian-Canadian Pharmaceutical scientist and inventor, highly trained and experienced in research, development, and the manufacture of oral dose pharmaceutical medication. He earned his B.Sc. in Pharmacy in 1979; M.Sc. for Pharmaceutical Technology (1984, University of London) and Ph.D. in (1990, University of London). Recently, he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree (Honoris causa) University of Benin, Nigeria. He worked at Biovail Corporation International, (now Valeant Pharmaceutical International, Inc.), between 1995 and 1998 where he was the Chief Scientific Officer and VP of Research & Development and New technologies. His work has been cited in textbooks and he has published over a hundred scientific and medical papers, articles, and textbooks. Currently he is the Chair and CEO of Intellipharmaceutics and his team are working to produce abuse-deterrent opioids for safer use amongst patients.

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