Director, Pre-Clinical Toxicology
Phillip Morris International
Dr. Patrick Vanscheeuwijck is Director pre-clinical toxicology at Philip Morris International, Reduced Risk Products, and Switzerland, responsible for the in vitro and in vivo assessment of Reduced Risk Products (RRPs). The focus of his career at PMI has been on the development of approaches for the assessment of hazard associated with cigarette smoke and aerosols from RRPs, inhalation toxicology and animal models of disease; with more than 30 peer-reviewed publications. He has a Ph.D. in biochemical pharmacology (University of Gent, Belgium), performed postdocs at the University of Arizona, U.S. and the University of Leuven, Belgium in molecular pharmacology and molecular biology.
COPD, Emphysema, Toxicology