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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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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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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Abhishek Krishnan, MS, MSc, BSc

General Manager, Medical Affairs

Abhishek has over five plus years of experience managing medical affairs for Farcast Biosciences India Pvt Ltd during which he has assisted the Medical Director in the designing of real-world evidence generation investigator…

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Pranshu Raghuveer

Communication and Branding Specialist

Pranshu has previously worked with various FMCG, Logistics and Retail companies in her capacity as a Public Relations Executive with AdfactorsPR. She has completed her MSc in Strategic Marketing from Cranfield University with a dissertation…

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Peter Ruben, PhD

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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Valerie Ward, PhD

Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Valerie Ward, PhD, is is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and cross appointed in the Department of Biology at the University of Waterloo…

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Robin E. Duncan, PhD

Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
Department of Kinesiology
University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Robin Duncan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology (cross appointed to Biology), in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Waterloo…

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