In this episode of Molecule to Market, you’ll go inside the outsourcing space of the global drug development sector with Tushar Misra, Chief Manufacturing Officer at Mersana Therapeutics.
Your host, Raman Sehgal, discusses the pharmaceutical and biotechnology supply chain with Tushar covering:
How his opportunistic nature led him to several roles, companies and locations across the processing and biopharmaceutical sector
Being given the task of building a worldwide manufacturing and supply chain infrastructure for the commercial launch of a biologic oncology product globally for Takeda
Key components of a strong CDMO partnership ‘beyond checking boxes’ and how the type of product impacts the selection process
The harsh realities of a recent clinical failure for a biopharmaceutical company that impacts employees and patients
How the explosion of modalities have driven growth across all segments the outsourcing space.
Tushar Misra is the Chief Manufacturing Officer at Mersana Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the discovery and development a pipeline of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) targeting cancers in areas of high unmet medical need. He has over 30 years of experience in developing drugs that involve small and large molecules and ADCs, as well as the development and management of worldwide commercial supply chains.
Prior to Mersana, Tushar was EVP, Head of Technical Development & Manufacturing at Laronde, where he led the process development and manufacturing team for end-to-end manufacturing for RNA products. In addition, Tushar worked at Takeda Pharmaceuticals in several positions of increasing seniority, most recently as VP & Head, Global Oncology and Biologics Operations.
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