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September 21-24, 2020
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Aktham Aburub, Ph.D.
Research Fellow, Product Design & Development at Eli Lilly and Company


Aktham is a Research Fellow at Eli Lilly & Company. He is the leader of product design overseeing the small molecule portfolio. In addition, he is CMC leader of the oral peptide delivery program. He has more than 15 years of industry experience spanning interface with discovery through late stage commercial development. He is experienced in regulatory submissions utilizing Quality by Design (QbD) with numerous successful interactions with regulatory agencies. Aktham has been invited to provide training to regulatory agency reviewers on various aspects of product development including QbD, Clinically Relevant Specifications and In Vivo Bridging. Aktham received a PhD in pharmaceutical sciences from the University of Iowa.

Agenda Sessions

  • Case Study: Alleviating Challenges of Oral Peptide Delivery