Dr Arora has been a leader in the pharma research sciences during the course of his 40 years involvement in drug discovery and new formulation development. He has applied his knowledge and expertise in this very specialised field in leading international and India-based multinational companies into creating opportunities for commercially viable and sustainable businesses. He held several senior leadership responsibilities in being the Global Head of Chemical Research at Sandoz (a Novartis company, based in Vienna), President – R&D at Ranbaxy and Lupin. He also held senior positions in Biogen (Chembridge, MA, USA), Greenwich Pharmaceutical (Pennsylvania, USA), Medicarb (Pennsylvania, USA). Dr Arora holds more than 50 patents in his individual capacity and a further 50 patents through the organisations he worked for.
Dr Arora’s areas of expertise, in short, can be outlined as below:
Academics: Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry; D.Sc. in Toxicology and Animal Pharmacokinetics.