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Drug & Pharmaceutical Testing
Dr. Abato is a medicinal chemist and pharmaceutical technology expert witness. His areas of expertise include drug research, drug formulation development, drugs & pharmaceutical testing, drug analysis, drug effects/reactions, synthesis/purification, in-vitro, in-vivo (efficacy and pharmacokinetics), dosing routs, and the management of CROs to support pre-clinical testing.

Recently, Dr. Abato had an engagement with Mylan where he wrote reports, was deposed by Pfizer's counsel for seven hours and was involved in federal pre-trial preparation up until the parties settled. Dr. Abato has 11 years of industrial experience at Paratek Pharmaceuticals in the discovery and development of novel human therapeutics, including tetracyclines, in the areas of anti-infective, antibacterial, acne, anti-inflammatory, arthritis, neurodegenerative diseases, and multiple sclerosis. Dr. Abato also co-authored a pre-IND proposal that had a favorable review by the FDA in January of 2013.
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