MEEX Speaker

HANNA, Imad, PhD

HANNA, Imad, PhD

Senior Fellow Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research East Hanover, NJ USA


Dr. Imad Hanna is a Group leader in the Department of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research in East Hanover, NJ. Dr. Hanna obtained his B.S. degree in Biochemistry from Oakland University in Rochester, MI. and his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. Following a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Center in Molecular Toxicology at Vanderbilt University, Imad joined the Pharmaceutical industry in 2000. Currently, Imad’s group provides drug metabolism and transport support for the registration of clinical drug candidates. Imad is a member of a global team defining scientific/business strategies to assess potential drug interactions with respect to drug transporters. In this regard, he and his colleagues have implemented a number of cell-based drug transport assays in support of this strategy, as well as providing support to ongoing key projects.