Ramesh Bambal, Ph.D.
Sr. Director, DMPK
Dr. Ramesh Bambal has over 25 years of global work and leadership experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He joined Circle Pharma in May, 2021 as our Senior Director of DMPK. Before joining Circle, he worked as a consultant for pharmaceutical companies in the U.S. Previously, Dr. Bambal has also served as Associate VP at Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company and Senior Director of DMPK and Analytical Chemistry at Daiichi Sankyo in India. There, his responsibilities included supporting early drug discovery, preclinical, and early phase clinical development for a portfolio of oncology, inflammation, infection and CNS drugs. From 2008 to 2011 Dr. Bambal served as Sr. Director, DMPK at Absorption Systems in Exton, PA. At Absorption Systems he was responsible for building DMPK assay portfolio and supporting pharma and biotech customers in their drug discovery endeavor. Earlier in his career, he worked at SmithKline Beecham and GSK in the DMPK department with increasing responsibilities in managing teams for in-vitro, in vivo ADME, metabolite ID, transporter assays and program management. Dr. Bambal earned his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the National Chemical Laboratory in Pune, India and University of Bombay, India. He completed his post-doctoral research in the Department of Chemistry at the University College London, and Department of Medicinal Chemistry at University of Kansas.