Dr. Anthony Melvin Crasto
Mumbai University, India
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 29 +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 Yatendra Khandelwal 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 29 year tenure till date Mar’ 2017, 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, 35 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 16 lakh plus views on New Drug Approvals Blog in 213 countries, This blog has 2.8lakh viewers in USA alone.