Tadimeti Rao

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Tadimeti Rao

Tadimeti Rao

Scientific Director and Fellow

Janssen

Why I'm a JPAL

J&J is a global company and our research is global, and we have the culture of accepting, integrating and leveraging external science/innovation for advancing J&J's business. I am also eager to help start up companies in JLABS to think "strategically".

Bio

Rao received his BS and MS in Pharmacy& Pharmaceutical Sciences (both from Andhra Univ, India), and PhD in Pharmacology (Univ of Alberta, Canada). Following post-doctoral work with Novartis, Rao's 20+ yr of drug discovery/early development career spanned both Pharma and Biotech ( Pharmacia (Pfizer), Merck, Kalypsys and now Janssen), with successful advancement of concepts into clinic in multiple therapeutic areas (Immunology-Inflammation, Neuroscience, Oncology and Metabolic Diseases) .

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"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world"

Einstein

Fun fact:

Played cricket