Research Fellow, Pfizer Inc. Groton, CT, USA
Manthena Varma, PhD is Research Fellow, at Pfizer Inc. Dr. Varma received his B. Pharm. degree from the Kakatiya University, Warangal, India; and an M.S. degree (2001) and PhD in Pharmaceutics (2005), from the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and research (NIPER), Mohali, India. Later, Dr. Varma worked as a Post Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Pharmaceutics, University of Minnesota (Minneapolis). In 2008, he joined Worldwide R&D, Pfizer, Groton, CT. Dr. Varma holds an Adjunct faculty position in the Department of Pharmacy of the University of Rhode Island. Dr. Varma’s research is focused in the fields of ADME/PK technologies and strategies in drug design and development, role of drug transporters and transporter-enzyme interplay (extended clearance) in ADME/PK, clinical pharmacokinetics and DDI predictions/evaluation via mechanistic (PBPK) modeling. He published about 125 original articles/reviews and presented over 75 presentations at the scientific conferences in these areas.