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Syed E. Abidi, PhD
Executive Chairman


Syed E. Abidi, Ph.D. has over 30 years of experience in

pharmaceutical formulation development and is an original

founding member of Pii. Dr. Abidi has extensive experience in dosage form development, including capsules, tablets, modified release tablets, suspensions, solutions, small volume parenterals, suppositories, creams, ointments, gels, inhalation aerosols and transdermals. He also has experience with pre-approval inspection preparation, and with scale-up and launch of major pharmaceutical products (both prescription and OTC).


Prior to joining Pii, Dr. Abidi served as the Vice President of American Drug Development, Inc. from 1994 to 1995, where he was responsible for research and development activities. He also worked as the Director of Pharmaceutics at Hercon Laboratories, as a Principal Scientist for Applied Analytical, Inc., and as a Senior Scientist for Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals.


Dr. Abidi earned his BS in Pharmacy from Karachi University in Pakistan in 1975, and his MS and PhD in Pharmaceutics from the University of Mississippi in 1977.