Dr. Ravivarapu has over 20 years of CMC and CMC-regulatory experience in the pharmaceutical industry. His experience encompasses the development of small molecule and peptide pharmaceuticals in diverse therapeutic areas. His work on sustained release formulations of leuprolide acetate led to commercialization of the Eligard family of medicines. His work also led to multiple Investigational New Drug (IND) applications and New Drug Applications (NDA), and supported products from early stage development through commercialization. Prior to joining Soleno, Dr. Ravivarapu held various positions of increasing responsibility at Astex Pharmaceuticals, Dynavax, and Atrix Laboratories as well as worked as an independent consultant with multiple pharmaceutical companies. He earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in pharmaceutics from BITS, Pilani (India) and a Ph.D. in pharmaceutics from The University of Georgia, Athens, GA.Harish Ravivarapu, PhD – Soleno