Dr. Anthony Crasto
Dr. Anthony Melvin Crasto, Ph.D Organic Chemistry from ICT, 1991, Mumbai, India, , Currently working with AFRICURE PHARMA as ADVISOR, earlier assignment was with GLENMARK LIFE SCIENCES LTD, Research Centre, Consultant, Process Research Mahape, Navi Mumbai, India, Retired from Glenmark in Jan 2022. His total Industry experience is 32 +yrs with major Multinationals companies.
Prior to joining Glenmark, he has worked with major multinationals like Hoechst Marion Roussel, (now Sanofi), Searle India Ltd, (now RPG lifesciences), etc. He also did Custom Synthesis for various multinationals in his career like BASF, Novartis, Sanofi, Pfizer etc.,
His friends call him worlddrugtracker.
He has hands on experience in initiation and developing Novel routes for Drug molecules and implementing them on commercial scale over a 32 plus year tenure till date Jan’ 2023, Around 30 plus commercial product in his career.
He suffered a one in a million disease in the form of a paralytic stroke/ Acute Transverse Mylitis in Dec’ 2007 and is 90 % paralysed, He is bound to a wheelchair, this seems to have injected feul in him to help chemists all around the world, he is more active than before and is pushing boundaries, he has several million hits on Google, 100 Lakh plus views on dozen plus blogs free for all, 227 countries, 7 continents.
Has 30 plus awards at Indian and international level and last one given by hon Kiran bedi Ex Governor of Puducherry
All awards, http://amcrasto.weebly.com/awards.html , Anthony melvin Crasto