regulatory compliance and filings; and outsourcing and vendor management. He has developed outsourcing strategies
and implemented best business practices for API and Clinical
supplies while at Pfizer as well as managed a global network
of CMOs and CROs. Mr. Shah is currently working on Clinical
Supply management for LATAM markets at Hospira, a Pfizer
Sr. Director of Pharmaceutics,
Teva Branded Pharmaceutical Products R&D Inc.
Mehran Yazdanian is the Sr. Director of Pharmaceutics
at Teva Branded Pharmaceutical Products R&D Inc. He re-
ceived his B.S. in biochemistry and M.S. and Ph.D. in phar-
maceutics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His
current responsibilities are concentrated on directing for-
mulation and analytical development activities from early
drug discovery support and preformulation to formulation
development and manufacturing for clinical programs and
commercialization. The focus of his research has been on
drug delivery from two perspectives: optimization of bio-
pharmaceutical properties and formulation strategies to
enhance oral absorption.
Owner and Principle Consultant, Chymesis
Melissa Joseph, Ph.D., has over 20 years of experience
in the pharmaceutical industry and is currently owner and
principle consultant at Chymesis, LLC. Dr. Joseph has
worked and consulted for small, virtual pharmaceutical development companies that rely on vendor relationships for
all of their manufacturing and distribution needs. Dr. Joseph has been responsible for establishing and overseeing
vendor relationships supporting all aspects of the manufacture of clinical trial material from the synthesis of the drug
substance, through to the manufacture, packaging, distribution and regulatory activities required to support clinical
trial supplies from Phase 1 to NDA.
WHERE TO DINE
THE FROG AND THE PEACH
29 Dennis St. (Hiram Sq.), New Brunswick
An example of New American cuisine at its best, this
bright and stylish setting, featuring a beautiful garden, offers informed service and an award-winning wine list based
on quality and value. Also, its outstanding a la carte dining
continues to receive high praise. Located next door to the
3 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick
Offering an array traditional Italian dishes, from Pappardelle
Bolognese to Pork Osso Bucco, this high-end sibling of New
Brunswick’s Stage Left recreates Sunday dinner at grandma’s
house, with generous portions of Italian favorites along with
handcrafted cocktails and an extensive wine list. The restaurant
features an elegant bar and bar room with two large fireplaces
and a view of the downtown Theater District.
HARVEST MOON BREWERY
392 George St, New Brunswick
Harvest Moon, another local favorite, features hand-crafted
beers in numerous flavors, textures and aromas that are paired
with its unique American cuisine. The menu offers starters and
small plates, sandwiches and entrees, and an array of sides and
late-night options to suite every mood.
5 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick
One of the highest rated restaurants in New Jersey, Stage
Left offers the best of American fare matched by an equally extraordinary wine list, topped by exceptional service. The restaurant features an array of exceptionally prepared dishes such as
duck breast, grilled lamb, salmon, and more adventurous dishes,
such as wild boar. Just a short walk from the Hyatt.
OLD MAN RAFFERTY’S
106 Albany St., New Brunswick
Old Man Rafferty’s is one of New Brunswick’s most famous
restaurants, serving American fare and offering lunch and dinner specials daily. The warm, comfortable atmosphere is perfect for a casual dining or to sample the drink specials at the
bar. Additionally, dessert is something you won’t want to miss
at Old Man Rafferty’s, offering up everything from New York
cheesecake to bourbon pecan tarts. Located on the corner of
Albany Street and George Street, you don’t have to go far.
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