CfPA-The Center for Professional Advancement, New Brunswick, NJ
December 4-5, 2017
Who Should Attend?Course Description
The course is designed for individuals engaged in the pharmaceutical Semi-Solid dosage forms. It is intended for individuals who work in formulation development, raw materials selection, drug delivery systems, scale-up and manufacturing process, validation, clinical supply manufacture and quality testing. Such personnel include:
• Semi-solid Formulation Scientists
• Manufacturing supervisors/Engineers/Managers
• Manufacturing Operators/Technicians
• Pilot Plant Operation and Scale-Up
• Regulatory Affairs/Quality Control
• CMC Project/Technology Transfer Staff
• Project Managers/Business Development
• R&D scientists/Technicians
| Mukund "Mike" Yelvigi; Principal and Managing Partner, Center for Pharmaceutical Integration, LLC. New Jersey|
Mike Yelvigi is Principal and Managing Partner at Center for Pharmaceutical Integration LLC, which provides consultation service to the industry in the area of CMC support &Technology Integration and Transfers (mergers & acquisitions). He retired as Sr. Director and Head of CMC Therapeutic Area Management function at Pfizer/Wyeth Inc. NY. He had responsibility for co-ordination of CMC activities related to drug substance synthesis, drug product formulation, analytical development and regulatory filing for several therapeutic areas. He has over thirty years extensive experience in pharmaceutical formulation, process development/scale-up, process validation, manufacturing and pre-approval inspections and has successfully launched several products globally. Earlier to this, he was Head of Process Development and clinical supply group at Hoffman-La Roche Company, New Jersey. Other companies he has worked include Parke Davis (USA), G.D Searle and Organon Inc. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Pharmacy from Bombay University and graduate degree in Pharmacy, from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.
He is an adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics at the School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi. He is an active member of AAPS, ISPE, AAiPS, FIP and has lectured at many symposiums in the pharmaceutical technology, drug development areas. He was the Chairperson of the AAPS Manufacturing Science & Engineering section and is also an Executive committee member of the Industrial Pharmacy Section of FIP. He is a editorial board member of Pharma Times journal.
|Khurshid Iqbal, Ph.D.; Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Consultant and Advisor|
Dr. Iqbal has over 25 + years of domestic and international experience in pharmaceutical product development. He has worked within the leading multinational pharmaceutical organizations, R.W. Johnson Pharmaceutical Research Institute, Hoffmann-La Roche and E.R. Squibb & Sons and last as Sr. Vice President and CSO at KBI Biopharma, Inc. Dr. Iqbal earned his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from The University of Sciences, Philadelphia and has remained active in the field of biopharmaceutical formulation development, drug delivery and stabilization of proteins and peptides. Dr. Iqbal has published consistently in this field and has extensive experience in formulations products, drug delivery and product development of a variety of dosage forms, including sterile products, topicals, emulsions and suspensions . He was responsible for filing several INDs, NDAs and PLAs during his career with big pharma. He was elected as the section chair of the Biotech section of The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, (AAPS) in 1992 and has remained active with the growth of this organization.