Abbass Kamalizad (Dr. K.) is the founder and president of ACPC Group, a consulting organization helping pharmaceutical industries in building and overhauling quality management systems, QA & QC for all phases of drug development and manufacturing. His experiences span over 20 years in establishing quality systems, drug development and manufacturing, QC/QA and R&D laboratories in support of submission.
Dr. K joined Pharmaron (a CRO in Beijing China) in March 2009 as the VP of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs. He also served as Laboratory Director (QC and Analytical R&D) at Anchen Pharmaceuticals. Both positions were assigned from ACPC Group.
He served as the Sr. Director of Laboratory Services, IAL (now IPS), and as a Sr. Scientist and Lab Director at AAI (now AAI Pharma). He taught and researched in universities for 15 years with research interest in chiral chemistry and chiral chromatography. He received a B.Sc. in chemistry from Tehran University and a Ph. D. in analytical chemistry from University of Massachusetts.