Anil H. Vaidya, Senior Director, Scientific and Regulatory Writing/Communications. Anil has over 18 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including positions as a scientist and discovery leader on the compound development team in central nervous system drug discovery research and development at Johnson and Johnson. In these roles, Anil was responsible for advancing 5 new molecular entities from discovery into early development, including one for anxiety/depression from conception to Phase 2 clinical trials. In subsequent roles as a medical writer in vaccines at Sanofi Pasteur and as an associate director in rare disease and vaccines at Pfizer, Anil supported medical writing activities for a Phase 3 clostridium difficile vaccine trial and for biologicals license applications in rare disease programs. Anil is a named author on approximately 40 publications and an inventor on a patent for the treatment of alcohol abuse, addiction, and dependency. Anil has a B.A. in Psychology with a focus in behavioral neuroscience from Rutgers University, New Jersey.