Abizer Harianawala, PhD

TARIS Biomedical

Senior Director, Product Development and Technical Operations

Abizer Harianawala, PhD, is Senior Director of Product Development and Technical Operations at TARIS Biomedical in Lexington, Massachusetts.

He is a highly motivated leader with 20 plus years of extensive CMC (chemistry, manufacturing and controls) and regulatory experience. During his career, he has developed strategic and operational plans for eight patient-centric commercial products sold globally. These products had breakthrough or orphan status. He has a track record of success with regulatory agencies. He has optimized CMC activities, mitigated regulatory and quality risks along with enhancing patient safety and compliance using Quality by Design. 

He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in pharmacy from Gujarat University, India and his PhD in pharmaceutics from the University of Connecticut. He is a recipient of several patents for solving complex formulation and manufacturing challenges. Prior to joining TARIS, Mr. Harianawala worked at Ariad, Zalicus, Genzyme, and Bristol-Myers Squibb.