Impact fact

By leveraging industry and academic expertise, Nikita helps R&D and medical organizations meaningfully impact patient experience and outcomes.


Nikita is a manager in ZS’s New York office, and a core member of the medical affairs and research and development excellence teams. Nikita leads engagements in medical affairs, real-world evidence, patient-centric drug development and R&D digital platforms.


Nikita’s expertise is within evidence generation, medical analytics and patient-centric clinical development. As part of his work at ZS, Nikita has been leading engagements in medical and pipeline strategy, clinical trial optimization, analytics and digital platforms in R&D. Nikita is experienced in cross-functional enterprise work, engaging and collaborating with clinical, medical and commercial stakeholders within client organizations. Nikita’s expertise spans across a wide array of therapeutic areas, with significant focus in oncology and neuroscience. Nikita supports clients in both global pharmaceutical organizations and medical societies.

Prior experience

Prior to ZS, Nikita has more than seven years of R&D experience in the fields of biotechnology and medical devices, with scientific expertise in non-invasive drug delivery and medical imaging. Nikita has developed a number of solutions for unmet clinical need in oncology, neuroscience and cardiovascular disease, leading research and analysis efforts from initial in-vitro experiments to pre-clinical studies.


Nikita holds a Ph.D. in medical biophysics from the University of Toronto and an MBA from Columbia University.