Hitesh Bhagat, Ph.D.Vice President, Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls

    Dr. Bhagat is a seasoned bio/pharmaceutical executive with 30 years of experience in full life-cycle of product development.  Dr. Bhagat has led/participated in more than 35 drug product/device developments, including Renagel®, Welchol® and Renvela at Genzyme.  Prior to his industry experience, Dr. Bhagat was a tenure track faculty member at the University of Maryland and before that, worked on biodegradable delivery systems in Dr. Langer’s lab.  Dr. Bhagat holds several patents, has authored/co-authored 50 abstracts/publications and 2 book chapters.

    Dr. Bhagat holds a PhD from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and a Diploma in Business Management from the Bombay University.