Raphael Bar (Ph.D. in Chemistry 1984) is presently a pharmaceutical consultant for the Pharma and bio-Pharma industries. He is consulting various companies and provides development and analytical support to investigational, generic, new drugs as well as combination device-drug products. After a postdoc in biochemical engineering at UVA (Va, USA), he joined the Hebrew University as a Lecturer in the Biotechnology program. He then joined the pharmaceutical industry to manage analytical R&D and QC laboratories.
Bar has been providing training courses to the pharma industry for more than ten years on analytical method development and validation, GMP-related issues and statistical evaluation of laboratory data including drug stability data and environmental monitoring data. He has been a member of the scientific advisory board of global PDA (USA) during the years 2009 – 2015. He is past president and present member of Israel PDA Chapter.