drug discovery services
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Susanta Samajdar, PhD
Senior Vice President and Head – Drug Discovery

Susanta received his PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata and subsequently moved to MD Anderson Cancer Centre for a Post-Doctoral training on anti-cancer drug discovery. He has over 20 years of synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry research experience in Indian Industries. Susanta has experience in leading multi-disciplinary drug discovery teams that successfully delivered many preclinical development candidates. He has experience in working with various target classes including GPCRs, Ion channels, Proteases, Kinases and NHRs, across different therapeutic areas like Oncology, Pain and Inflammation, Metabolic Disorders and Neurosciences. He has more than 50 publications/patents to his credit. He has been with Aurigene since March 2012.