Dr. Bopanna is a trained Pharmacologist and has over fifteen
years of experience in research and development. He has
served in senior positions at AstraZeneca, Tata Consulting
Services and Manipal Acunova.
He is a thought leader and has been currently elected as the
President of Indian Society of Clinical Research. Dr. Bopanna
serves as an advisory council member of DIA and as a member
of apex committee for the Vision 2025 group set up by
Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. He was the organizing chair for
the 3rd annual conference of clinical research organized by Indian Society of Clinical
Research and DIA annual conference at Bangalore.
Dr. Bopanna has contributed to over 35 publications, speaker in more than 100 forums
and has authored 4 chapters in academic text books as well. He currently is the editor
in 2 journals and a referee in 4 journals. He has mentored over 25 students for their
Postgraduate program and is a PhD examiner in 4 universities.
Dr Bopanna obtained his Doctorate Degree (PhD) in Psychopharmacology from National
Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India and Doctor
of Science (DSc) in Biochemical Pharmacology from University of Washington,