Neha Shah, Ph.D. Director, Product Development

Neha Shah, Ph.D.

Neha Shah brings over 11 years of pharmaceutical experience to Recro. In this role, Neha oversees early formulation and process development, clinical manufacturing through registration batch manufacturing. Neha specializes in drug product development of immediate release (IR) and modified release (MR) oral solid dosage forms from concept to clinic. Neha has a proven track record for successfully scaling up from lab scale through commercial-scale manufacturing and has brought several client’s molecules to market. She has worked with more than 30 pharmaceutical and biotech clients to help them get their life-saving therapies to their much-needed patients.

At Recro, she has led and provided guidance in product development, clinical manufacturing, and technical transfers for virtually all Recro’s clients. Before joining Recro, Neha spent much of her career at Thermo Fisher Scientific in Toronto (formerly Patheon) in various product development roles. Neha is a pharmacist by training and has worked extensively in pharmaceutical development for more than 11 years.  She received her doctorate degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from The MS University of Baroda, India, her master’s in Quality Assurance and Pharmacy Training from Sardar Patel University, India. She has published research findings in various reputed publications and presented her work at several Pharmaceutical Sciences conferences. She keeps abreast of up-and-coming research by serving as a reviewer for numerous peer-reviewed scientific journals. She has received numerous awards and accolades during her academic and industry work.