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Peter N. Coneski

Peter Coneski is a senior scientific advisor in the firm’s Health Care and FDA practice. Prior to joining the firm, Peter was a scientist at an international law firm where he evaluated global regulatory compliance and safety of food additives and food contact materials in the US and other jurisdictions (Canada, European Union, South America, and Asia). He also developed strategic testing plans and protocols for analytical data acquisition that support industry filings to regulatory agencies globally, such as FDA Food Contact Notifications, Food Additive Petitions, and Generally Recognized as Safe Notifications (and equivalents). Peter assisted clients with preparation of declarations of compliance, assurance statements, and general product stewardship activities for regulated products, as well as advised clients on global sustainability initiatives, Extended Producer Responsibility schemes, and compliance with emerging legislations concerning the same.

Peter has mentored, overseen, and trained technical and nontechnical professionals in all matters relating to regulatory compliance assessments, scientific data analysis, and regulatory filings for food additives and food contact materials.


  • Carboxybetaine-functionalized diols, US Patent 9,206,114, 2015
  • Carboxybetaine-functionalized diols and zwitterionic polyurethane hydrogels derived therefrom, Patent Number 9,139,684, 2015
  • American Chemical Society, 2006 - present
  • Materials Research Society, 2009 - present
  • “Using Analytical Tools to Assess Compliance with the Purity Requirements in Global Food-Contact Regulations” P.N. Coneski, 254th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, 2017
  • “From Benchtop to Marketplace: Using Analytical Chemistry to Support Regulatory Compliance” P.N. Coneski, 252nd ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2016
  • L.L. Bischel, P.N. Coneski, J.G. Lundin, P.K. Wu, C.B. Giller, J.H. Wynne, B.R. Ringeisen, and R.K. Pirlo, “Electrospun Gelatin Biopapers as Substrate for in vitro Bilayer Models of Blood-Brain Barrier Tissue,” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 2016, 104, 901-909
  • P.N. Coneski, P.A. Fulmer, S.L. Giles, and J.H. Wynne, “Lyotropic Self-Assembly in Electrospun Biocidal Polyurethane Nanofibers Regulates Antimicrobial Efficacy,” Polymer, 2014, 55, 495-504
  • J.G. Lundin, P.N. Coneski, P.A. Fulmer, and J.H. Wynne, “Relationship Between Surface Concentration of Amphiphilic Quaternary Ammonium Biocides in Electrospun Polymer Fibers and Biocidal Activity,” Reactive and Functional Polymers, 2014, 77, 39-46
  • R.T. Gephart III, P.N. Coneski, and J.H. Wynne, “Decontamination of Chemical Warfare Agent Simulants by Polymer Surfaces Doped with the Singlet Oxygen Generator Zinc Octaphenoxyphthalocyanine,” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2013, 5, 10191-10200
  • P.N. Coneski, N.K. Weise, P.A. Fulmer, and J.H. Wynne, “Development and Evaluation of Self-Polishing Urethane Coatings with Tethered Quaternary Ammonium Biocides,” Progress in Organic Coatings, 2013, 76, 1376-1386
  • R.A. Hunter, W.L. Storm, P.N. Coneski and M.H. Schoenfisch, “Inaccuracies of Nitric Oxide Measurement Methods in Biological Media,” Analytical Chemistry, 2013, 85 (3), 1957-1963
  • P.N. Coneski, N.K. Weise, and J.H. Wynne, “Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(silyl urethane)s Derived from Glycol-Modified Silanes,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2013, 129 (1), 161-173
  • P.N. Coneski, P.A. Fulmer and J.H. Wynne, “Thermal Polycondensation of Poly(diol citrate)s with Tethered Quaternary Ammonium Biocides,” RSC Advances, 2012, 2 (33), 12824-12834
  • P.N. Coneski and J.H. Wynne, “Zwitterionic Polyurethane Hydrogels Derived from Carboxybetaine Functionalized Diols,” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2012, 4 (9), 4465- 4469
  • P.N. Coneski, P.A. Fulmer, and J.H. Wynne, “Enhancing the Fouling Resistance of Biocidal Urethane Coatings via Surface Chemistry Modulation,” Langmuir, 2012, 28 (17), 7039-7048
  • P.N. Coneski and M.H Schoenfisch, “Nitric Oxide Release Part III: Measurements and Reporting,” Chemical Society Reviews, 2012, 41, 3753-3758
  • D.A. Riccio, P.N. Coneski, S.P. Nichols, A.D. Broadnax, and M.H. Schoenfisch, “Photoinitiated Nitric Oxide-Releasing Tertiary S-Nitrosothiol-Modified Xerogels,” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2012, 4 (2), 796-804
  • P.N.Coneski and M.H. Schoenfisch, “Synthesis of Nitric Oxide-Releasing Polyurethanes with S-Nitrosothiol-Containing Hard and Soft Segments,” Polymer Chemistry, 2011, 2, 906-913
  • P.N. Coneski, J.A. Nash, and M.H. Schoenfisch, “Nitric Oxide-Releasing Electrospun Polymer Microfibers,” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2011, 3, 426-432
  • S.M. Deupree, B.J. Privett, C.J. Backlund, K.S. Rao, C.B. Johnson, P.N. Coneski, and M.H. Schoenfisch, “Synergy of Nitric Oxide and Silver Sulfadiazine Against Gram-Negative, - Positive, and Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens,” Molecular Pharmaceutics, 2010, 7(6), 2289-2296
  • P.N. Coneski, K.S. Rao and M.H. Schoenfisch, “Degradable Nitric Oxide-Releasing Biomaterials via Post-Polymerization Functionalization of Cross-linked Polyesters,” Biomacromolecules, 2010, 11(11), 3208-3215
  • P.N. Coneski and M.H. Schoenfisch, “Competitive Formation of N-Diazeniumdiolates and N-Nitrosamines via Anaerobic Reactions of Polyamines with Nitric Oxide,” Organic Letters, 2009, 11(23), 5462-5465
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