Senior Director, Pharmaceutical Development and Clinical Supply Chain
Arul Joseph leads the Pharmaceutical Development and Clinical Supply Chain function at Avanir Pharmaceuticals. He has 15 plus years of experience in chemistry, manufacturing, and controls (CMC) development and prior to Avanir has held roles of increasing responsibility at Gilead Sciences, Merck, and Schering Plough. Before joining the pharmaceutical industry, he conducted postdoctoral research at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, CA. Arul earned his PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Maryland in College Park, MD, and an MBA in Strategy and Finance from New York University's Stern School of Business in New York, NY.