Jitendra Kanodia is the Executive Director of Clinical and Systems Pharmacology at Xencor, California, USA. In his role, he is the head of pre-clinical and clinical pharmacokinetics, pharmacometrics and quantitative systems pharmacology modeling. Jitendra received his Ph.D. in Chemical and Biological Engineering from Princeton University, USA and his Bachelors in Technology degree from IIT Madras.
Jitendra has played a composite role of systems biologist, quantitative systems pharmacologist, non-clinical PKPD and clinical pharmacologist at Xencor, Theravance, Genentech and Merrimack. He is passionate about utilizing quantitative methods to enable more efficient decision-making during drug development and especially interested in the early phases of clinical development (e.g. experimental medicine and Phase 1-2 studies)