Neville W. Broad (PhD, CChem, SRPharmS)

Membership of Professional/ Technical Bodies

  • Honorary Lecturer at the University of Kent
  • Member of Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (SRPharmS)
  • Member of Expert Advisory Group: Pharmacy of the British Pharmacopoeia
  • UK delegate/SME to Expert Working Group Near Infra-red (NIR) of the European Pharmacopoeia
  • UK delegate/SME to Expert Working Group Process Analytical Technology (PAT) of the European Pharmacopoeia
  • Chairman of Pharmaceutical and Analytical Sciences Group - NIR Sub-Group
  • Former member of the United States Near-Infrared Validation Working Group (NIRVWoG) in contribution to USP NIR <1119>
  • Chartered Chemist of the Royal Society of Chemistry (CChem)

Awards and Patents

  • Received Platinum Awards on Anti-counterfeiting Strategy and Testing from Abbott Labs., 2006 and 2011.
  • Received the Elliot prize for best PhD thesis, “Content Uniformity of intact pharmaceutical tablets by transmission NIR,” University of London, 2006.
  • Achieved “a controlled release drug product” European Patent 0 188 040 (Co-inventor) Published 23 Jul 86. US Patent 4,842,866 27 Jun 89 United States Patent (No. 5,705,190) for Clarithromycin Once Daily Tablets
  • In 2002 co-authored Guidelines for the Development and Validation of NIR Spectroscopic Methods published in the Handbook of Vibrational Spectroscopy, John Wiley and Sons, 2002.

Example Publications

  • Broad N W, Graham P, Hailey P, Hardy A, Holland S, Hughes S, Lee D, Prebble K, Salton N and Warren P, Guidelines for the Development and Validation of Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Methods in the Pharmaceutical Industry (Handbook of Vibrational Spectroscopy, Wiley, 2006,
  • Broad N W, Jee R D, Moffat A C and Smith M R, Application of transmission NIR spectroscopy to content uniformity testing of intact steroid tablets, Analyst, 2001, 126, 2207-2211.
  • Broad N W, Jee R D, Moffat A C, Eaves M J, Mann W C and Dziki W, Non-invasive determination of ethanol, propylene glycol and water in a multi-component pharmaceutical oral liquid by direct measurement through amber plastic bottles using FT-NIR spectroscopy, Analyst, 2000, 25, 2054-2058.