Sanjeev Ahuja

Sanjeev joins Scioto after being the Chief Medical Officer at several companies, including start-ups. These included a biotechnology company focused on rare inflammatory diseases, Celtaxsys, where he led all the medical and regulatory activities as a member of the executive team for five years.

He has over 40 years of experience as a physician having specialized in obstetrics-gynecology and internal medicine. As a clinician he has practiced in diverse settings over 20 years including in the military, a rural hospital, private practice, and academia, most recently at the University of Cincinnati.

He joined the industry over 20 years ago starting at Lilly and then at Sanofi-Genzyme. Amongst the assignments at Lilly he led the establishment of a R&D joint venture company in India as the founding CEO and CMO.

Sanjeev has experience in all phases of drug development from first-in-humans to Phase 3 leading to successful approval, and Phase 4 and health outcomes work. He has experience in regulatory activities around the globe including INDs and NDAs. He also has also worked towards fund raising for start-ups, due diligence, and managing industry partnerships.

He has worked across several therapeutic areas including urology, women’s health, oncology, dermatology, cystic fibrosis and COVID-19.

Sanjeev obtained his medical degree from the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India and has an MBA from the University of Cincinnati. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is licensed to practice medicine in Indiana.

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