About the Author
Dr. Swaran J.S. Flora, Associate Director & Head of Pharmacology and Regulatory Toxicology Department at Defence Research and Development Establishment, Gwalior, India, is engaged in research related to studying the mechanism and mode of action of heavy metals with particular interest in the development of a new molecule engineered for therapy of chronic arsenic poisoning.. He has delivered lectures in USA, Germany, Australia, Italy, Czech Republic, UK etc. He has published over 260 research papers in highly rated peer reviewed journals, including more than 60 Review article/ book chapters, which have been widely cited in international literature. He is Associate Editor and Member Editorial Board of more than 25 prestigious international journals including Food & Chemical Toxicology (Elsevier), Environmental Research (Elsevier), Journal of Trace Elements in Biology & Medicine (Elsevier), Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety (Elsevier), Human & Experimental Toxicology, Oxidative Medicine & Cell Longevity, Environmental Health & Preventive Medicine (Springer, USA), Journal of Occupational Health, BMC Journal of Integrative and Alternative Medicine and Cellular and Molecular Biology etc and Guest reviewer for more than 80 international journals. He served as Executive Board Member, International Society of Dietary Supplements and Phytotherapy (ISDSP), Italy, Member, Neurobiology Task Group, Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India, Member, Scientific Advisory Board (Drug Development), CCCRAS (Department of AAYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt of India) Member, Board of Expert Panel, Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Mumbai Member, Doctoral Committee, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, He is a Fellow of National Academy of Sciences (India) (FNASc), Association of Biotechnologists and Pharmacy (FABP), Academy of Environment Biology (FAEB) and Society of Science and Environment (FSSE) and has delivered more than 8 Oration lectures, 200 invited lecture and has been awarded by the Madhya Pradesh State Government, Indian Council of Medical Research, and Society of Toxicology (India). He has also supervised 24 students for their PhD degree.