Jay Patel, Ph.D.

Dr. Jay Patel joined the Eagle team in 2021 and has extensive experience in analytical chemistry and synthetic organic chemistry. Previously, he was the Manager of Research & Development and Quality Control at WDPrx, where he has successfully managed multiple NDA/ANDA projects from their inception to commercial launch by navigating them through the rough waters of regulatory agencies.  Before his work at WDPrx, Jay spent time in academia as a Research Scientist at The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), and as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Fordham University and St. John’s University.

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In Jay’s current role as the Vice President of Analytical Sciences, he leads a team of Chemists and Microbiologists to deliver efficient analytical testing for pharmaceutical finished products, raw materials, and components. The responsibilities of the position also involve managing cross-functional teams of relevant technical expertise to drive goal-oriented projects forward in a timely manner. He also acts as a consultant and subject matter expert to provide regulatory and technical guidance to clients. He leads the multidisciplinary efforts to streamline logistics and resources relevant to client specifics.

His formal education includes a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, a Master of Science in Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and a Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry. During his free time, he likes to play cricket and biking. He also enjoys doing DIY projects around the house.

Director of Chemistry Jay Patel smiles while wearing an Eagle lab coat.
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