Stig Pedersen-Bjergaard

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Phone +47 22856576
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 3 Farmasibygningen 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1068 Blindern 0316 OSLO


Our research is in the area of pharmaceutical analytical chemistry, and is focused on development of new microextraction concepts. Currently, our activities are related to electromembrane extraction (EME) and liquid-phase microextraction (LPME). EME and LPME can be used to isolate and pre-concentrate drug substances, drug metabolites, endogenous metabolites and peptides from human blood, urine, and saliva.

Our research is conceptual and balanced between fundamental and applied science, including the following activities:

  • Proof-of-principle experiments
  • Development of mass transfer theory
  • Development of equipment (including 96-well and microchip technology)
  • Development of forefront pharmaceutical and biomedical applications
  • Commercialization

Our research is motivated by the expectation that next generation analytical chemistry will largely rely on microextraction technologies for sample preparation.


Teaching is within pharmaceutical analytical chemistry, and is focused on the following activities:

  • Chemical testing of pharmaceutical ingredients
  • Chemical testing of pharmaceutical preparations
  • Determination of drugs in biological fluids
  • General analytical chemistry

Author of international student textbooks (Wiley) in pharmaceutical analytical chemistry and bioanalysis

Higher education and employment history

  • Professor (part time) Department of Pharmacy, University of Copenhagen (Denmark) (2008-)
  • Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo (2000-)
  • Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo (1996-2000)
  • PhD in Analytical Chemistry, University of Oslo (1995)
  • MSc in Chemistry, Technical University of Denmark (1990)


  • Contributing Editor Trends in Analytical Chemistry
  • Associate Editor Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Editor International Journal of Analytical Chemistry
Published Nov. 3, 2010 3:42 PM - Last modified Apr. 11, 2019 9:04 AM