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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.
Abbass Kamalizad (Dr. K)