Dr. B Dinesh Kumar
Doctorate in Pharmacology (faculty of medicine), is Deputy Director, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad for over 32 yrs in various capacities. As a Pharmacologist associated in establishing State-of-Art facility at Centre for Advanced Research for Preclinical Toxicology (PCT) established in 1999 by ICMR at NIN with team of other scientists. His areas of work include i. Preclinical safety / efficacy evaluation of Biopharmaceuticals, GMOs, etc., ii. Social Drug Epidemiology, iii. Detection of early Lead toxicity & prevention.
He also works on the development of a testing protocol for genetically modified food that includes clinical trial on humans to find out the toxicity of such food and effect on animals. He has developed two educations films, i) Promotion of Rational Drug use and ii) Prevention of Lead Toxicity. In addition he participates in many scientific activities.