Director Biosafety and Bioassay Development at AstraZeneca
Dheen holds Master degree in Biology and a Ph.D., in Immunology. Currently he is working as a Director of Biosafety and Bioassay Development at AstraZeneca in Gaithersburg, USA. His role is to support biologics with functional assays and regulatory requirements for biosafety. He is also working on implementing next generation technologies for the biosafety testing. Over 20 years of research experiences in developing bioassays for product characterization and biosafety evaluation for various vaccines. His training came from his post doctoral research work on DNA vaccines at Cornell University, and also from US FDA. Previously he worked various organization covering vaccine evaluation, safety assessment, assay development and quality control.