Technical Team

Corina Manta is part of SARA Pharm team since 2012. Corina successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis in 2012 at University “Politehnica” of Bucharest – Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science. In SARA Pharm’slaboratory Corina is performing all types of analyses, involving polymorph screening, salt screening etc., such as: DSC, XRPD, TG, PLM, HPLC, KF analysis.

Adrian Barbatu joined SARA Pharm in May 2016. He holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Politehnica University of Bucharest. He had an Erasmus scholarship at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain, and he won several prizes at national chemistry contests. At SARA Pharm Adrian is involved in the solid state studies that  the company  performs, including polymorph screening, salt screening, amorphous solid dispersions etc. His main interests are HPLC and XRPD analyses.

Lucian is a chemist here at SARA Pharm and he has been with us since October 2012. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from “Politehnica” University of Bucharest, specializing in Organic Chemistry. His main interests are the synthesis and characterization of metallic nanoparticles and thermogravimetric analysis.

Daniel Gherca

Daniel Gherca joined SARA Pharm in December 2015 as Research Scientist. In 2013 he successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis in Chemistry at “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania. Before joining SARA Pharm, he was working as postdoctoral researcher in Department of Hybrid Nanostructures, Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FO.R.T.H.), Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (I.E.S.L.), Heraklion, Crete, Greece in the field of nanotechnology focusing on development of functional surfaces for particular applications. In SARA Pharm`s laboratory he perform experiments to monitor fundamental physico-chemical properties of small molecule drugs using DSC, TGA, XRPD, DVS, FTIR, Raman, and others.