Ph.D in Organic Chemistry Oregon State University, USA (1979) and a M.S in Chemistry(1972) from I.I.T Mumbai, India. .worked on drug discovery for over 25
years at Columbia University, Max-Planck Institute, Germany, Ciba-Geigy
(now Novartis) and Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals. fields of
specialization are CNS, Inflammation, HIV and ACE inhibitors. His
experience in drug research includes Chiral synthesis, process, scale up
and clinical research.