Accelerating the development of new pharmaceuticals: Erik Regalado, the 2021 winner of the Emerging Leader in Chromatography Award
Erik Regalado is a Principal Scientist in the Analytical Research and Development (AR&D) department at Merck Research Laboratories where he leads the Method Screening and Purifications group. His industrial research focuses on analytical and preparative enabling technologies for the development of new pharmaceuticals. He is studying automated methods, ultrafast and computer-assisted analysis, multidimensional chromatography, and many other methods. He is the 2021 winner of the LCGC Emerging Leader in Chromatography Award, which recognizes the achievements and aspirations of a talented young separation scientist who has made strides early in his or her career toward the advancement of chromatographic techniques and applications. He recently spoke to us about his current research and career.