Dr. Chandan Bhugra

Chandan_Bhugra_CircleChandan Bhugra, Ph.D.
Sr. Principal Scientist
Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Chandan Bhugra received his PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from University of Connecticut with emphasis on stabilization of amorphous state. Chandan joined the Pharmaceutical Development department at Boehringer Ingelheim in 2007. He led various pharmaceutics teams responsible for formulation development and scale-up to support up to Phase II clinical trials. He has been actively involved in advancing new technology within Pharmaceutics such as understanding stability of amorphous dosage systems, implementing platform formulation concepts utilizing API sparing dry granulation approaches (FAST approach), and has led academic collaborations focusing on super-saturated systems. More recently Chandan has been leading R&D project teams for various development candidates. Chandan has published 14 peer reviewed research papers and has over 25 poster/podium presentations.