NDA Partners LLC: A Development Partner to Biopharmaceutical Investors and Companies

Daniela Drago, PhD

Practice Area Focus

  • Global Regulatory Affairs
  • Regulatory CMC Strategy
  • Regulatory Operations Management
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Devices
  • Food Supplements & Cosmetics


Dr. Drago is an expert consultant specializing in global regulatory affairs, regulatory strategies, and the management of regulatory projects. She worked in industry for more than a decade and held senior positions in global regulatory and medical affairs at Bausch & Lomb (Zug, Switzerland), Reckitt Benckiser (Zurich), Vifor Pharma (Zurich), and F. Hoffman-La Roche (Basel). Presently, she provides consulting services on the development and commercialization of drugs, biologics, devices, and combination products. Specifically, she prepares global regulatory submissions and advises clients on how to interact effectively with agencies.

Dr. Drago is Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical and Translational Research at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (Washington, DC). As a faculty member, she teaches regulatory affairs to graduate students. She is a frequent lecturer at international courses and workshops and has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Drago is fluent in English, German and Italian. She received her PhD in Chemistry from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich).