Tamás L Paál graduated in pharmacy, completed postgraduate studies in drug control and chemical engineering, then received his PhD at different universities in Budapest.
Having spent 11 years working for the Hungarian pharma industry he joined the National Institute of Pharmacy, the Hungarian medicines regulatory agency. He worked as Director-General between 1984 and 2001 and again from 2002. He became a university professor in 1984. At present, he lectures at the Institute of Pharmacy Administration, Semmelweis University, Budapest and is Director of the Department of Drug Regulatory Affairs at the University of Szeged, Hungary.
Tamás Paál is, among others, a member of TOPRA, DIA and EFGCP as well as a holder of awards of RAPS, DIA and TOPRA. He has published more than 160 papers on medicine evaluation, analysis as well as on the Good Practices.
Since 2004 Professor Paál is a member of the UMC's Herbal Review Panel.
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