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Dr. Anthony Melvin Crasto, graduated from Mumbai University, Completed his Ph.D from ICT, 1991, Mumbai, India, in the field of Organic Chemistry, Currently he is working with GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS LTD, Research Centre as a Principal Scientist, in Process Research at Mahape, Navi Mumbai, India, for the last 10 years, His total Industry experience is 30 +yrs with major Multinationals companies.
Prior to joining Glenmark, he has worked with major multinationals like Hoechst Marion Roussel, now Sanofi, Searle India Ltd, now RPG lifesciences, etc. He has worked with notable Scientists like Dr K Nagarajan, Dr Ralph Stapel, Prof S Seshadri , Dr T.V. Radhakrishnan and Dr B. K. Kulkarni, etc, He did Custom Synthesis for various multinationals in his career like BASF, Novartis, Sanofi, Pfizer etc., He has worked in Drug Discovery, Natural products, Bulk Drugs, Generics, Intermediates, Fine chemicals, Neutraceuticals, GMP, Scaleups, Pharma Plant, API plant etc, he is now helping millions, His friends call him worlddrugtracker.
His New Drug Approvals, All about drugs, Eurekamoments, Organic spectroscopy international, etc in Organic/ Medchem are some most read blogs. He has hands on experience in initiation and developing Novel routes for Drug molecules and implementing them on commercial scale over a 30 year tenure till date Feb’ 2018, Around 30 plus commercial products in his career. He has good knowledge of IPM, GMP, QbD, Regulatory aspects, Technology transfer, Manufacturing, Formulations, Spectroscopy, Stereochemistry, Synthesis, Polymorphism etc. He has several International patents published worldwide.
He suffered a one in a million disease in the form of a paralytic stroke/ Acute Transverse Mylitis in Dec’ 2007 and is 90 % paralysed, He is bound to a wheelchair, this seems to have injected feul in him to help chemists all around the world, he is more active than before and is pushing boundaries, he has several million hits on Google, 60 Lakh plus views on dozen plus blogs, He makes himself available to all, contact him on +91 9323115463, email email@example.com, Twitter, @amcrasto
He is a prolific presenter and is invited to major conferences in Mumbai, where he can travel easily. He speaks at universities on topics of Drug discovery, Patents, Qbd, GMP, Tech transfer, polymorphism, Literature search tools, Computer programs and Topics of interest to Pharma Students.
His extraordinary skill on the Computers give him the edge to write/present his thoughts. He demonstrates them to students and professionals alike.
Notably he has 20 lakh plus views on New Drug Approvals Blog in 216 countries, This blog has 3.5 lakh viewers in USA alone.
"100 Most Impactful Health care Leaders Global listing", conferred at Taj lands end, Mumbai, India on 14 Feb 2014 by World Health Wellness congress and awards
“Best Worlddrugtracker “ Award for lifetime acheivement in Pharma... 7 th July 2017 , The venue...Taj land ends, Bandra, Mumbai India
“Lifetime achievement award” WORLD HEALTH CONGRESS 2017 in Hyderabad, 22 aug 2017 at JNTUH KUKATPALLY. HYDERABAD, TELANGANA, INDIA,
" Lifetime Achievement Award", at the The Middle East Healthcare Leadership Awards - 12th October, 2017 -The Address, Dubai Mall, Dubai...UAE..........Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
International award for Outstanding contribution in Pharma at World Health and wellness Congress award, 14th Feb, 2018, at Taj Lands ends, Bandra, Mumbai, India
Conferred very prestigious IDMA award for contribution to society in Pharma at INDIAN DRUGS ANNUAL DAY 2018 VMCC IITBombay Powai, Mumbai India 22 Feb 2018,I was Guest of honor at and was felicitated by president,Indian Drug manufacturers association (IDMA)
Nominated for The Golden Globe Tigers Awards 2018, for Excellence in Pharma, at kuala lumpur, Malaysia, 23 april 2018 at Pullman hotel.
READ MY BIOGRAPHY..........http://scijourno.com/2017/01/09/dr-anthony-crasto/ Written by Mr. Amrit B. Karmarkar
Expertise in the area of Process R&D (Generic API)
Development of new API for fresh DMF / CEP Filings for Regulated Markets (US, EU, Canada, Japan etc,).ü Expertise in Lab Development of New API for fresh DMF Filing for regulated markets. Execution of pre-scale up, scale-up and exhibit/validation batches of the new API. Technology Transfer from lab scale to kilo lab, Pilot plant scale and finally to plant scale for commercial Production. Process validation at plant scale to file DMF for regulated markets.
Hand on experience in the Cost reduction / Technology improvement of existing DMF filed APIs by Identifying areas of improvement for existing commercialized processes in all divisions with the objective of “increasing throughput, reducing the steps, recovering and recycling of spent solvents, minimizing waste, effluent generation, reducing cycle time, reducing the overheads corrections, recycles and improve process yield, and RM consumption, using cheaper RM’s, by changing the reaction scheme etc.,"
Expertise in plant level trouble shooting and also in trouble free technology development and Technology Transfer of API.
Expertise in Synthesis of impurities and impurities carry over study/ Genotoxic impurities evaluation / Addressing Regulatory / customer deficiency queries.
Well versed with ICH Guidelines, cGMP, USFDA & Regulatory requirements for various advanced markets like EU, US and Japan, also the regulatory requirements for fresh DMF filing and variation filing of existing process with FDA on existing process. Well versed on the DRA requirements on variation filing of the Technology Improved / cost reduction of existing / commercialized / DMF / CEP filed process.
Well versed with Para – IV Filing, FTF and also regulatory requirements for Drug Substances.
Articulate, dynamic leader with diverse blend of Process R&D / Process Improvement / Process development, tech transfer, Scale–up expertise of API.
I stay in Thane, near Mumbai, India
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8 MILLION HITS ON GOOGLE