Senior Director of Global Toxicology Services, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Bio: Dr. Joe Galati is the Senior Director of Global Toxicology Services and has 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, in the field of occupational toxicology and patient/product safety. Involved in evaluating the toxicity of compounds (active pharmaceutical ingredients, intermediates, contaminants, etc.) in order to assign appropriate toxicity categorizations/bands, determine low potency versus high potency, and develop occupational exposure limits for worker safety, as well as threshold of toxicological concern/permitted daily exposure/acceptable daily exposure values for patient safety. Also involved in identifying whether the handling of compounds complies with the requirements for Good Manufacturing Practice in a multi-product facility and advising on potential drug product quality/regulatory concerns, such as cytotoxic, cytostatic, hormone, sensitizer, and others. A full member of the U.S. Society of Toxicology, as well as the Society of Toxicology of Canada, with a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Molecular Toxicology from the University of Toronto. Also, an author of several peer-reviewed publications, and a presenter at various international scientific meetings, conferences, and universities, in North America and Europe.