Dr. Filip Cuyckens
Filip Cuyckens earned a degree in pharmaceutical sciences, industrial pharmacy and a PhD at the University of Antwerp, Belgium.
He is currently a Scientific Director & Fellow at Janssen R&D in Beerse, Belgium, responsible for the Analytical Sciences team in the Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics department. One part of his team focuses on metabolite profiling and identification from discovery to late development. Another part of the team performs sensitive LC/MS quantification of drug candidates, metabolites and biomarkers in biological matrices as well as imaging mass spectrometry to visualize the distribution of drug candidates, metabolites and biomarkers in tissues.
Filip has more than 20 years of experience in analytical chemistry and liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry in particular, has authored or co-authored close to 100 scientific publications and is vice chair of the Belgian Society for Mass Spectrometry.