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19/12/2011

Dr Murty Mangena appointed as Senior Manager at Kansas Research Centre

Dr Murty Mangena appointed as Senior Manager at Kansas Research Centre

In this role Dr Mangena will supervise the company’s laboratory at the Bioscience and Technology Business Center on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence, KS, managing formulation and analytical development projects on behalf of clients in collaboration with Argenta’s research and development organization in Auckland, New Zealand.

He received an MS in Biochemistry from Andhra University and a PhD in Chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology in Chennai, and was a Postdoctoral Fellow in chemical engineering at the University of Kentucky, Lexington. Dr Mangena was previously a manager at a CRO/CMO in Kentucky specializing in solid dose and sterile products and at Aptuitin Kansas City where he supervised a section developing sterile and non-sterile liquid products.  He is an expert in the Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls (CMC) aspects of pharmaceutical development with a detailed understanding of formulation and analytical chemistry and techniques.

Doug Cleverly, Argenta’s CEO, “We are delighted to have Murty heading up our US R&D laboratory where his skills and knowledge will benefit our clients and add to the body of experience already present in our NZ R&D facility.”