Session 3 – Advances in Precision Medicine
Date: 25 July (Thursday) 09:00 – 12:00 Venue: 3F, Bldg. A, CTBC Financial Park, Ballroom A
Rajiv Rana MD
Head Medical Affairs, Asia Pacific
Global Medical Affairs, Merck Biopharma , Merck KGaA
Dr Rajiv Rana is clinical pharmacologist by training. He completed his doctor of Medicine training in 2001 from Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai University
In academia he has to his credit national and international awards in clinical pharmacology for his research on anti Histamines . He was also awarded the best post graduate student for the year in 2000 for his contribution to clinical research.
Dr Rajiv Rana, joined the Merck affiliate in India in 2004 , where he built a medical capabilities within the company to drive educational and post marketing research programs in therapy areas like cardiovasculars, diabetes, oncology and functional food. He was the member of the executive management board and the leadership team for Merck Biopharma (including consumer health) India.
He Joined the regional Biopharma office in October 2012 , to lead the regional medical affairs organization. His experience as a medical affairs leader spans across therapy areas like Cardio-diabetes, Oncology, Fertility, Neurodegenerative disorders & Endocrinology , and geographies including China, Japan , Australia and Latin America.
He has 14 scientific publications to his credit in national and international journals .His areas of interest are real world evidence and precision medicine