Vinaya Kapoor

1st January, 1970

Vinaya Kapoor

Vinaya Kapoor, PhD, is currently Vice President, Regulatory Affairs at Tricida, Inc. Vinaya is an experienced regulatory leader with over two decades of experience at both small and large companies in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical sector, at West and East Coast locations. She has contributed to over 20 development programs, in small molecules, biologics, vaccines and cell therapies. Prior to Tricida, Vinaya worked for over 10 years in Global Regulatory Affairs at Janssen Pharmaceuticals (a division of Johnson and Johnson) , at Merck & Company, and Iovance Biotherapeutics, a cell therapy company. Her experience includes CMC drug development and regulatory affairs across therapeutic areas and development phases.

Vinaya has a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame. Vinaya serves as a Stanford SPARK advisor, a CASSS Associate Director and is actively involved with American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS). She is passionate about furthering interest in careers in science, technology, and the environment, particularly among women and youth and volunteers her time towards this.


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