Dirceu Barbano’s background on regulation of medicines and other technologies is linked with six years of experience as Director and Director Chairman of the National Regulatory Authority of Brazil (ANVISA). As the Head of the organization he was responsible to conduce the regulatory issues of medicines, medical devices and other types of health products. Furthermore the institutional management was under his coordination, including budgetary and financial management. He was the Chairman of the Committee of Higher Studies of the FARMED for two years. Before ANVISA, Dirceu was Director of Pharmaceutical Assistance in the Ministry Of Health and Secretary of Health at São Carlos Municipality. Dirceu have Bachelor degree in Pharmaceutical Science, with specialization in Biopharmacognosy.
The selection of commercially viable drug candidates and advancing their development
toward worldwide markets is a complex and challenging task that requires people with a broad
range of different qualifications and drug development know-how.