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).