Anil Maharaj

Anil Maharaj

Assistant Professor

University of British Columbia

Anil Maharaj is a Canadian pharmacist and researcher focused on clinical pharmacology and pharmacometrics. He obtained his Bachelor of Science at the University of Manitoba’s College of Pharmacy in 2008. After graduation and licensure, he practiced as a clinical pharmacist with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, providing pharmaceutical care as part of an integrated clinical care team. To pursue his ongoing research interest in the field of pharmacokinetics, he enrolled in the University of Waterloo’s School of Pharmacy graduate program.

Following his doctorate in 2017, Dr. Maharaj pursued two postdoctoral fellowships at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Duke Clinical Research Institute. Recent career milestones include receiving the Thrasher Research Fund’s Early Career Award and serving as a member of the editorial board for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring. Dr. Maharaj’s overarching career goal is to promote the safe and effective use of medications in children and underserved populations through advanced modeling and simulation techniques.

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  • PopPK/PD modeling
  • PBPK modeling
  • Pediatric and obstetric pharmacology


  • PhD in Pharmacy, 2017

    University of Waterloo

  • BSc in Pharmacy, 2008

    Unversity of Manitoba