Shil Patel Celebrates Practiced Industry Experience in Pharmaceuticals


    ANDOVER, MA, January 16, 2018 — Shil Patel has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

An expert in the pharmaceuticals industry, Dr. Patel has been a senior director with the Eisai Andover Innovative Medicines Institute (AiM) since 2016. In this position, he leads preclinical imaging efforts focusing on discovery and development of PET tracer candidates, and validation and implementation of existing methods and modalities. Prior to obtaining his current role, he was a director with Biogen from 2011 to 2016, and a research fellow with Merck from 1987 to 2009.

Dr. Patel began his career as a student at the Royal Holloway University of London, obtaining a BS in biochemistry in 1987. He went on to study biochemical pharmacology at the University of Southampton, completing an MS in 1987, later earning a PhD in neuroscience at the University of Hertfordshire in 1997.

A respected voice in the field, Dr. Patel has contributed to more than 60 articles in professional journals, and he has presented both written and oral abstracts and lectures at peer-reviewed scientific meetings, private corporations, and academic institutions. However, the highlight of his career was being involved with the imaging group with Merck, the first of its kind. Looking toward the future, Dr. Patel intends to expand upon his expertise in pharmacology.

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