SAIKIRAN LEEKHA

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SAIKIRAN LEEKHA (Hong Kong)

Regional Medical Director (JAPAC), Cardiovascular, Metabolic & Neurosciences; Head-Med Information

Amgen

Dr Saikiran Leekha is a Pharmaceutical Physician, currently working with Amgen as Regional Medical Director- Cardiovascular, Metabolic & Neurosciences & Head- Medical Information, for the Japan and Asia Pacific region. Dr Leekha completed his M.B.B.S & M.D from India, followed by a Masters in Pharmaceutical Medicine from Ireland. He has extensive experience in areas across Clinical drug development (Phase 2-Phase 4), medical writing, novel drug delivery systems development and pharmacovigilance. Saikiran has delivered several CME Lectures (Topics including ‘Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Markers’, Role of Pharmacoeconomics in Today’s world’, ‘Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacodynamic correlation and its impact on Clinical Practice’, ‘Advances in Lipid & Diabetes management’) across Asia Pacific, Middle-east, Russia and Latin America. His areas of interest are pharmacoeconomics and new drug development. Over the last 20 years, Dr Leekha has worked with leading Pharmaceutical companies including Menarini, Ranbaxy-Daiichi Sankyo, GlaxoSmithKline & Amgen in various senior country- and regional- leadership roles.