Dr. Bhushan Patwardhan
Professor BhushanPatwardhan brings over 30 year experience in research and development in the area of evidence based Ayurveda, ethnopharmacology, drug discovery & development and integrative medicine. He is a Fellow of National Academy of Medical Sciences (India) and visiting Professor at Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla. He is present Chairman of Academic Planning and Development Committee of National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research. He has worked on Boards of several Universities and member of important national committees of the University Grants Commission, Council for Scientific & Industrial Research, Department of Science & Technology, Department of Biotechnology, and Indian Council of Medical Research. He has been academic head of Manipal Education Group, Director, Institute of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, Bengaluru and was Vice Chancellor of a deemed University. He is on the research advisory committees of national institutions including Regional Medical Research Center Belgaum, National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow and TIFAC. He is Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine published by Wolters Kluwer and is on Editorial Boards of many reputed Journals.