Leadership

Shreema Merchant, PhD, MSc, BSc

President & Co-Founder

Shreema is a Molecular Biologist with international experience in tech development, transfer and commercialization. Previously, she has held leadership positions within the industry and academia in Canada, India and Australia. She has played key roles in research and development of rapid diagnostic techniques…

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Manit Patel, MBA, BPharm

CEO & Co-Founder

With over 15 years of work experience in highly regulated health industry- medical devices, food and pharmaceuticals including leadership in medical marijuana research, Manit brings his broad business networks in India and North America in the pharmaceutical and…

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Neepa Patel, MD

Director

Dr. Patel has over 10 years of experience in Neurology with specialization in Neurophysiology and Movement disorders. She has beeninvolved with a number of clinical trials for Parkinson’s Disease, dystonia andmovement disorders.

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Vishal Jadhav, PhD, MPharm, BPharm

Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Jadhav has over 15 years of experience in Pharmaceutical R&D, with 6 years at Senior Management level and has delivered more than 40 US generics that include a First To File generic and more than 20 EU generics. He has a doctorate in Pharmaceutical…

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Yadvin Grewal

Co-Founder, Investor Relations

As Akseera’s co-founder, Yadvin brings a large global network that attracts investors and strategic partnerships. He has been involved in several early stage start-ups and has successfully raised funds in the tech and biotech space. Yadvin’s professional experience…

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Genio Pugliese, MSc

Chief Investment Officer

Genio Pugliese has had over 30 years of international business experience, having co-founded two start-up companies with offices in Asia. Mr. Pugliese has raised over $30M USD in equity and debt financings at various stages of corporate development. Genio’s education profile…

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Research

Peter Ruben

Department of Biomedical
Physiology and Kinesiology,
SFU, B.C, Canada

Dr. Peter Ruben, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University. As a biophysicist, he studies ion channel roles in pathogenic states, with a focus on inflammation and channelopathies…

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Ganesh U Chaturbhuj

B Pharm., M Pharm. Ph D(Pharm. Chem.),Post-Doc (Med.Chem.) Northeastern University, MA, USA        Professor, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India   

With over 15 years of work experience in highly regulated health industry- medical devices, food and pharmaceuticals including leadership in medical marijuana research…

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