Abigail Moran

  PhotoDr. Abigail Moran is Deputy Manager and Pharmaceutical Assessor in Product Lifecycle Assessment Team (PLAT) 6, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). She is a registered UK pharmacist and joined the MHRA as a pharmaceutical assessor in 2004. Dr. Moran completed a PhD in the characterization of spray-dried protein/carbohydrate formulations using gravimetric vapor sorption analysis and near infrared spectroscopy. She has worked in the therapeutic areas of cardiovascular disease and anti-infectives before moving to the team working in the areas of malignant disease, immunosuppression and musculoskeletal disease in 2006. Dr. Moran is currently a member of the EU drafting group of the CHMP Quality Working Party which works on the development of the EU guideline on the use of near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) by the pharmaceutical industry and the data requirements for new submissions and variations. [November 2012, AH]