Joga Gobburu, PhD


Professor of Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research

Director, Center for Translational Medicine

School Affiliation

School of Pharmacy


  • Clinical Pharmacology and Translational Research
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacometrics


Dr. Gobburu is a world-renowned scientific leader in the area of quantitative disease models and their applications to decisions. He is best known for transforming the field of pharmacometrics into a decision-supporting science. His experience as a senior biomedical research scientist and director of pharmacometrics at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gives him unique insight into the technical, regulatory, and decision-making aspects in all phases of drug development. He obtained his BPharm and MSc in chemistry from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, his PhD in pharmaceutical sciences from North Dakota State University, and his MBA from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Gobburu’s research interests include pediatrics, clinical pharmacology and translational research, comparative effectiveness, and pharmacometrics.

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This information was last updated January 6, 2023.