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about us

Kartha Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a privately owned, generic pharmaceutical company located in North Carolina, U.S.A., founded in 2014, and engaged in development and commercialization of generic pharmaceutical products in US, Canada, Europe and other world-wide markets.

Kartha’s group of experts have over 150 years of combined experience in all aspects of concept to commercialization of generic pharmaceuticals. Kartha Pharmaceuticals was established with a vision to bring quality driven, affordable healthcare products to world-wide markets and partner with companies, who hold similar values and who aim to reach global markets.


To be a leading innovative, generic, pharmaceutical company that provides patients with accessibility, affordability and quality driven medicines.


Kartha Pharmaceuticals aims to develop and commercialize pharmaceutical products of highest quality to support healthcare with highest ethical standards and transparent business practices and will maintain supreme standards of integrity at all stages.

Meet The Team

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Manoj Babu
Ph.D., M.B.A.

Founder & CEO

Spanning a career in pharmaceutical industry in the United States from 1996, Manoj has worked for and with American and numerous international companies. Functions of focus have included strategy, portfolio selection, product development, business development, sales, in-licensing, out-licensing and commercialization of pharmaceuticals.


Manoj holds a M.Sc. in Chemistry from
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India,

a M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemistry from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. and a M.B.A. from Duke University Fuqua School of Business in Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A.

Over the course of his academic and professional career, Manoj has authored numerous scientific publications in

peer-reviewed academic journals and patents.

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Robert Loewenstein
JD., LLM., C.P.A.

Legal Advisor

With over 32 years of experience in legal matters in pharmaceutical fields, Bob brings invaluable experience & wisdom to Kartha. Bob has been a partner in highly respected law firms and has held highest legal positions in top generic companies.


Bob holds a B.S. in Accounting from State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, JD, LLM from New York University School of Law, JD from Brooklyn Law School, New York


Kunal Khismatrao
B.Pharm., PGDCR., M.B.A.

Clinical Studies Advisor

A passionate and dedicated clinical management professional with 16+ years of experience working in various roles as

bio-analytical Scientist, in clinical Operations, as project Manager and in business development; Kunal has worked with multinational pharmaceutical companies

and clinical research organizations. 

Kunal has a strong acumen and hands-on expertise in clinical development with regulatory and business insights. He works as a consultant for various Indian, American, European and Chinese pharmaceutical companies.


Kunal holds a Bachelors in Pharmacy from Mumbai University, Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research from highly reputed Ramnarain Ruia College, Mumbai and also holds a Masters in Business Administration from National Institute of Management, Mumbai. He has been a speaker on various national and International pharmaceutical and institutional platforms.

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Sales & Marketing

Our sales team has over 80+ years in US branded & generic market. They bring invaluable foresight, wisdom & experience to our team. Our team has successfully launched and
managed lifecycle of 100’s of products, spanning all dosage forms & trade channels, in the 
US pharmaceutical industry.

Kartha holds relevant state licenses in all required states and Puerto Rico.

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Dr. Boby Cherian
M.B.B.S., M.D., M.R.C.P.

Medical Advisor

Starting medical training in 1985 and practicing medicine since 1990, Dr. Boby Cherian brings
drive, compassion and knowledge to Kartha Pharmaceuticals’, mission and vision.

Dr. Boby is an academician, researcher and a compassionate physician. For the past 31 years, Dr. Boby has practiced in hospitals,

in-patient clinics and out-patient clinics in

the area of general / internal, cardiology, dermatology, venereology, geriatric, community, medicine. Over his, very active career, Dr. Boby has practiced medicine in numerous States in India, in United Kingdom and Kuwait.


Dr. Boby holds M.B.B.S., from India, M.D., in General / Internal Medicine from India, and M.R.C.P. from United Kingdom. Ever the student that Dr. Boby is, he has numerous
certifications from world-renowned institutions such as Johns Hopkins University, The Mayo
Clinic, European Society of Cardiology etc.,


Over the course of his academic and professional career, Dr. Boby has authored numerous scientific publications in

peer-reviewed academic journals and has been a featured speaker on medical topics on innumerable occasions.

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