Varun Ektare is a Senior Scientist in the Modeling and Meta-Analysis Center of Excellence, located in Pharmerit’s Mumbai, India office. His expertise includes cost-effectiveness modeling, meta-analysis, and health policy and market access research.
Varun has therapeutic experience in the following areas: non-tuberculous mycobacterium lung disease, cystic fibrosis, status epilepticus, pancreatic cancer, uveitis, type-2 diabetes mellitus, skin and soft tissue infections across multiple jurisdictions in Europe and in the US. Varun has expertise in simple decision trees, excel calculators and complex Markov and microsimulation models, that are developed in Excel/VBA and/or R. Varun has extensive experience in all phases of health economic model development including model conceptualization, identifying model inputs, programming the models and communicating the results. Varun received Bachelors in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Mumbai University and Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Policy and Management from Boston University.