Dr. Edmond Biba is USP’s Senior Scientific Liaison to the USP General Chapters-Chemical Analysis Expert Committee and USP General Chapters-Physical Analysis Expert Committee. Since joining USP in 2001, Dr. Biba served as a scientist in the Research and Development Laboratory and in the Reference Standards Evaluation Department.
Prior to joining USP, Dr. Biba was a National Research Council-Walter Reed Army Institute of Research Postdoctoral Fellow in the Medicinal Chemistry Department of Experimental Therapeutic Division conducting research on bioassay directed drug discovery and mechanism of action-based design and the synthesis of new antimalarial drug candidates. Dr. Biba received his Ph.D. in Chemistry-Synthetic Chemistry from the American University, Washington DC, and a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering/Chemistry from University of Tirana, Tirana, Albania.
Dr. Biba is member of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, American Chemical Society, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, and a member of Pharmaceutical Quality Technical Committee of the Pharmaceutical Quality Research Institute (PQRI).