I have found that the best solution tends to be the simplest, although this is rarely the most obvious. An intelligent non-expert is often the best person to find the answer in the rare occasion when a true expert is stumped.
Areas David Steele is Knowledgeable in:
Drug formulation, especially poorly water-soluble drugs.
Techniques David Steele Uses:
Explore techniques used in other industries
Question the established methodologies
Invert the problem
Explore the use of different materials
Remain up-to-date with novel techniques for analysis and formulation
David Steele's Problem Solving Skills:
Drug formulation, topical
Drug formulation, peroral
David Steele's Problem Solving Experience:
Two novel oral drug delivery platforms, circumventing problems with gelatin capsules. Both these problems were arrived at through my own off-topic research.
Development of techniques to reduce the limit of quantification for analytical methods is an ongoing part of my job. I am solely responsible for this part of the company's activities.
Developed new drug formulation for two drugs which have incompatible pH stability ranges. I came up with the vital solution.