Dr. Ali S. Faqi has been promoted to Senior Director of Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology (DART) at MPI Research, in Mattawan. He also will continue to serve in his role of Senior Principal Study Director and as a member of the company's Drug Safety Leadership Team.
He will lead initiatives that expand the capabilities of the DART department in nonhuman primate research.
Dr. Faqi served on the Board of Scientific Counselors Computational Toxicology Subcommittee (BOSC), a Federal Advisory Committee under the jurisdiction of the US Environmental Protection Agency.
He is also a member of the editorial board for Reproductive Toxicology, a widely respected journal that focuses on the application of in vitro, in vivo, and clinical research relative to the influence of chemical and physical agents on reproduction.
In addition to his advanced degrees, Dr. Faqi also earned a diploma of specialization in experimental pharmacology from the University of Milan, Italy, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Institute of Toxicology and EmbryoPharmacology at the Free University of Berlin, Germany.
In addition to his prior industry experience at Allergan and IIT Research Institute, Dr. Faqi is also a visiting professor for the Faculty of Science, University of Palermo, Italy.