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Mahavir Prashad, PhD

SVP & Chief Scientist, Chemical Development Solutions

Mahavir Prashad comes with over 37 years of experience in chemical and analytical development with an emphasis on quality and cGMP compliances. His expertise lies in leveraging green chemistry principles and modern technologies in API synthesis. Mahavir has led several projects to develop safe, economical, and ecologically cleaner processes for large-scale synthesis of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) for marketed products. He has a strong scientific track record to his credit including 94 publications, 4 review articles, 1 book chapter, 71 patent applications and 10 lectures at scientific conferences. Prior to joining Aragen, Mahavir has worked with Novartis and Sai Life Sciences.

Education

  • Postdoctoral fellow at Duke University, North Carolina, USA and University of Bath, England, U.K
  • PhD in Organic Chemistry from Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), CCS University
  • Humboldt fellowship at University Bielefeld, Germany

Development and Manufacturing Solutions

M S M Mujeebur Rahuman, PhD

SVP & Head, Chemical Development Solutions

Mujeebur Rahuman has two decades of expertise in handling NCE process development, CRAMS, generic API development, DMF filing, technology development,...

Mahavir Prashad, PhD

SVP & Chief Scientist, Chemical Development Solutions

Mahavir Prashad comes with over 37 years of experience in chemical and analytical development with an emphasis on quality and cGMP compliances. His expertise...

K M V Narayana Rao, PhD

AVP, Chemical Development Solutions

Narayana Rao has over 25 years of experience in the analytical research activities of both APIs and NCEs, with expertise from method development, coordination...

Sreehari Babu Putchakayala

VP & Head, Formulation Development Solutions

Sreehari Putchakayala has over 18 years of experience in pharmaceutical development, with 12 years in leadership roles covering early phase, drug discovery...

D Vijaya Bharathi, PhD

Vice President & Head, Analytical Solutions

Vijaya Bharathi comes with 23+ years of functional experience in chemical, formulation and bioanalytical research. Over the course of her career, she has...

Ramkumar Esakki

Senior Vice President & Head, Manufacturing Operations and Excellence

Ramkumar comes with over 22 years of rich and varied experience in pharmaceutical industry. His expertise lies in leading strategic level projects with...

Naveen Kumar Annam

VP & Head, Custom Manufacturing Solutions

Naveen Kumar comes with an experience of 28 years across pharma, chemicals and building materials industries. During his professional career, he has steered...