MEEX Speaker

VARMA, Manthena, PhD

VARMA, Manthena, PhD

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.