About the Author
Prakash Srinivasan Timiri Shanmugam secured his PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology - Chemistry (inter-disciplinary) from University of Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. In India, he served as lecturer in Pharmacology and Toxicology for more than 2 years and had 6 months of experience in clinical research. He completed his postdoctoral research at Tulane University and LSUHSC-Shreveport, Louisiana. Totally 18 years of experience in the field of Pharmacology and Toxicology. He has published 15 research articles in various peer-reviewed international journals, four book chapters including one editorial book and 18 conference proceedings/abstracts and has attended various workshops and seminars. He has reviewed several research articles, ad hoc editorial committee and external examiner for 10 doctoral thesis. He has Contractor work experience with Depuy Synthes (part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies) and Baxter international Inc. in the field of Medical device. Logesh Chokkalingam completed his Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology. Also he has completed his Diploma in Tool and Die Making from NTTF, Specialized course in Design and Manufacturing of Press Tools, Injection Moulds and Jigs & Fixtures. Mechanical Engineer with specialized knowledge on design & development, Program management in various Medical devices regulations, supply chain integration, portfolio optimization, asset transfer, Verification testing and Validation, and Value Engineering. Innovative, detailed - oriented problem solver with strong program management skills. Experience working in a collaborative environment. Implement and suggest new process to improve existing manufacturing process. Flexible to work in domestic and international settings. Responsible for Global partnering of MDR Programs, Spine account management globally, developing CoE for Biocompatibility and Product Stewardship Pramila is a Doctorate in Toxicology and has around 14 years of experience in regulatory toxicology as Scientist and Quality Assurance. She was instrumental in establishing a preclinical testing facility at Sri Ramachandra University and acquiring GLP certification for the same. She has 17 publications both National and International Journals in various disciplines such as Environmental Toxicology, Toxicology and Pharmacology. She is a recipient of Fellow of Academy of Sciences (Animal Welfare). She is also a member of Society of Research Quality Assurance. She has worked with Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics, Medical Devices, Agrochemicals, Industrial chemicals and Veterinary drugs.