Dr. Karla has nearly two decades of experience in pharmaceutical drug development and clinical trials. Apart from serving as a senior advisor and product reviewer for Washington DC ArchAngels,  he serves as an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Howard University, College of Pharmacy. Dr. Karla is passionate about translational product development and bench-to-bedside transition of products. An active consultant for national and international companies, he consults on clinical trials and market research for product development. Dr. Karla is also involved in the development of multiple nutraceutical products  and holds several patents in the area drug delivery and collaborates with various industries on product development.

Dr. Karla has received multiple research and teaching awards. His research on a drug delivery vehicle for the treatment of glaucoma was cited as one of the eight promising research discoveries by American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) in 2009. He also was one of the two nationwide recipients of prestigious New Investigator Grant in Pharmaceutics from AACP for 2011-2012. Dr. Karla has received NIH and Industry funded research grants and was the sole recipient of Teaching with Technology Award from Center or Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment in 2012. His teaching awards include Distinguished Faculty Award and Professor of the Year and, in 2017, he was the keynote speaker at 8th World congress on Bioavailability and Bioequivalence: Pharmaceutical R & D Summit.

Pradeep Karla, Ph.D.