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Robert Bianchi

President and Chief of Scientific and Technical Affairs at Prescription Drug Research Center


Mr. Bianchi received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from St. John’s University, New York, NY and conducted graduate studies at Georgetown University and New York University. He retired as the director of the DEA Special Testing & Research laboratory in July 2000, after 34 years of Federal service. During his tenure with DEA he held a number of increasingly responsible positions as an analytical chemist, laboratory supervisor, Headquarters program manager, director of the New York Laboratory and chief of laboratory operations section. Since his retirement in 2000 he has served as a consultant to the FBI Digital Evidence program, the forensic community and the pharmaceutical industry. Mr. Bianchi is currently the Vice President and Chief of Scientific and Technical Affairs for the Prescription Drug Research Center. He directed studies to evaluate the abuse resistance of several different controlled substances formulations and has participated in developing and implementing Risk Management Action Plans for prescription drugs with high abuse potential.

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