Dr. Satish Nadig's clinical interests are centered around adult and pediatric abdominal multi-organ transplantation. This includes liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation. Additional interests are in laparoscopic donor nephrectomy and general surgery in organ failure patients.
Prof. Homer-Vanniasinkam is currently a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, the Yeoh Ghim Seng Visiting Professor of Surgery at the National University of Singapore and the Brahm Prakash Visiting Professor at the Indian Institute of Science. She continues to work closely with medical industry, serving as both Senior Medical Advisor and a Non-Executive Director.
MD, MS (JIPMER, Pondicherry, India) Surgical Oncology (All India Institute of Medical Sciences AIIMS, New Delhi) MRCS (Edinburgh), MSc, ASTS Fellow (University of Alberta, Canada) Practicing Hepato-biliary Multi-organ Transplant Surgeon @ Aster CMI Hospital, Honorary Consultant, Liver surgery and transplantation, Bangalore Medical College
Ajith Kamath has 25+ years of preclinical drug discovery experience, primarily at Pfizer Worldwide R&D, USA and as the Head of External R&D Innovation Pfizer in India. He successfully initiated collaborations with Indian pharma companies and academia. His team contributed to two drugs – one in the market and one is in the clinical trial. Ajith also held leadership roles at Jubilant Biosys and Mitra Biotech. He obtained his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from IISc and carried out postdoctoral studies at the Univ. of Texas - Austin and Stanford University.
Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is an Indian billionaire entrepreneur. She is the chairperson and managing director of Biocon Limited, a biotechnology company based in Bangalore, India and the chairperson of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. In 2014, she was awarded the Othmer Gold Medal, for outstanding contributions to the progress of science and chemistry.
Dr. Stephen M. Sammut, Ph.D. has a career that is both commercial and academic. Academically, he holds an appointment as Lecturer, Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs and Senior Fellow, Wharton Health Care Management. Outside of Wharton, Steve is a Venture Partner in Burrill & Company, a merchant bank and venture capital fund focused on the life sciences and health care.
Technology strategy expert, Innovation ecosystem & organisation designer, Founding & Former Head Strategy & Partnerships BIRAC (India’s nodal biotech innovation agency), Board Member Venture Center, Pune, Former Director Global Innovations PATH & ex-COO ABLE. PhD University of East Anglia (UEA), Norwich UK, triple masters from University of Cambridge UK, University of Leicester UK, and Sambalpur University India.