Gowri Sukumar


Gowri Sukumar is the Director, CMC and Regulatory Affairs for Iterion Therapeutics, Houston, TX. Unique to her experience is leading all the technical disciplines of CMC development as well as regulatory Affairs. She has broad responsibilities that include process development, Drug Substance and Drug Product manufacturing from the CMC side. From the Regulatory affairs perspective, she provides regulatory leadership and expertise for regulatory strategy, liaises with the regulatory agencies including FDA, Health Canada and other Health authorities. For her leadership approach, she brings a strong focus beyond the necessary technical disciplines and regulations, looking at the interplay of culture and teamwork for successfully advancing programs in an effective and efficient manner.  Gowri holds a master’s Degree in Biosciences as well as the prestigious Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) awarded by the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society.  She is the author or co-author of several peer-reviewed research publications as well as book chapters. Gowri has breath of experience spanning R&D, CMC and Regulatory affairs. She also serves as a reviewer for several international Bioscience Journals for providing Scientific and technical expertise.