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Dr. Vinay Saini

PhD- Pharma Sciences, 

Current Position : Senior Scientist, BSBE, IIT Bombay,

Founding Director : TUMAAS (Foundation for TB, Malnutrition and AIDS) and Startup, Mumbai.

Visiting Scientist : ETH Zurich.

Current Research : TB Diagnostics tests, TB Therapeutics (Drug Resistance) & Malnutrition, Formulations for Hospital Acquired infections, Vaccine Research (adjuvants).

Seminar/Conference attended-National and International :

  • USA, Mexico, Singapore, Switzerland, Austria and Netherlands, India.

  • Interacted with Hon PM, Modi Ji to showcase our research during Technical Exhibition, IIT Bombay (11 August 2018).

  • Interacted with Hon HRD, Minister, IIT Delhi, during Technical Exhibition, IIT Delhi (23 August 2019).

Grant Recipient : 

  • TB Therapeutics (2.0 Cr- India Health Fund, TATA TRUST) (co-PI).

  • TB Diagnostics (2.30 CR- IMPRINT I - MHRD and MHFW, Govt of India) (co-PI).

  • Secured DST SEED Grant for Startup (20 Lacs) from SINE, IIT Bombay (Nov 2019).

  • Secured Aarohan Social Innovation Award for TUMAAS Foundation (20 Lacs) from Infosys Foundation (Smt. Sudha Murthy and Shri Nandan Nilekani) (19 Feb 2020).