Yashwant V. Pathak, Ph.D., is currently the associate dean for faculty affairs at the newly launched College of Pharmacy, University of South Florida, Tampa. With extensive experience in academia and industry, Dr. Pathak has over 120 publications, research papers, abstracts, book chapters, and reviews to his credit. He has also coedited six books on nanotechnology and drug delivery systems, four books on nutraceuticals, and several books on cultural studies. Dr. Pathak is the holder of one patent.
Jayant Lokhande, M.D., is an expert in botanical drug product (BDP) and biotechnology business management with integrated economics and regulatory aspects. He has worked for several nutraceuticals companies in the United States and India and has formulated successful strategies for marketing nutraceuticals worldwide. He has significant clinical experience in botanical drugs and the application of nutraceuticals in chronic diseases. He recently started his own company Indus Inc and Indus Extracts in the United States, for which his responsibilities include business analysis, product development, and technical marketing and sales.