Scientific Advisory Committee

A group of experts of related speciality constituted by Hon’ble Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi, termed as Scientifica Advisory Committee. The specific expert group meets to review the new and ongoing research activities of the institute, research programmes undertaken by the scientists get approval from the SAC.

SAC Members List

1

Prof K Anand, Professor, Centre for Community Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Chairman

2

Prof. (Dr.) C.R. Maity, Ex-Director, Medical Education, Govt. of West Bengal, Kolkata

Member

3

Prof. Raj Kumar, Director (Acting), V.P. Chest Institute, University of Delhi, Delhi

Member

4

Dr.T K Joshi, Advisor, MoEF&CC, Govt of India

Member

5

Dr. G. Beig, Scientist G, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune

Member

6

Dr. Mitali Mukherjee, Sr Principal Scientist, Genomics and Molecular Medicine, Ayurgenomics, Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, New Delhi

Member

7

Director General, Directorate General Factory Advice Service & Labour Institute, Mumbai

Member

8

Director, Directorate Industrial Safety & Health, Ahmedabad

Member

9

Dr. P.V.Dave, Addl. Director, Health Services, Gandhinagar

Member

10

Director, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow

Member

11

Director, CSIR - National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nagpur

Member

12

Dean, Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal

Member

13

Dr. Surekha Kishore, Prof. & Head, Department of Community Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh

Member

14

Dr. RS Dhaliwal, Head & Scientist G, NCD, Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi

Member

15

Dr. Kamalesh Sarkar, Director & Scientist G, ICMR-NIOH, Ahmedabad

Member Secretary


Human Ethics Committee

Human Ethics Committee (HEC) play a central role of ethical consideration of research involving humans. HEC review research proposals involving human participants to ensure that they are ethically acceptable and in accordance with relevant standards and guidelines.

HEC Members List

1

Dr. Mahendra K Joshi - Medico Legal Advisor, Ahmedabad

Chairman

2

Dr. Vineet Mishra, Prof. & Head,High Risk Pregnancy Unit, IKDRC, Civil Hospital Campus, Ahmedabad

Member

3

Dr. Asha Anand, Prof. & Head, Medical Oncology Unit, GCRI,Civil Hospital Campus, Ahmedabad

Member

4

Dr. Bipin Amin, Professor of Medicine and Head of Medical Unit,Civil Hospital and B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad

Member

5

Dr. Shyam Pingle, Sr. Occupational Health Specialist, IIPH, Gandhinagar

Member

6

Prof. Baldev Patel, Professor, Dept. of Microbiology, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

Member

7

Dr. Girish Parmar, Dean, Govt. Dental College, Civil Hospital Campus, Ahmedabad

Member

8

Dr. Manish Nivsarkar, Director, BV Patel Pharmaceutical Education and Research Development (PERD), Ahmedabad

Member

9

Director, Industrial Safety & Health, Ahmedabad

Member

10

Mr Arvind Kukrety, Deputy Drug Controller (India),Central Drugs Standard Control Organization, ZonalOffice, Ahmedabad

Member

11

Mrs. Pratima Pandya

Member

12

Dr. Kamalesh Sarkar, Director & Scientist G, ICMR-NIOH, Ahmedabad

Member Secretary


Animal Ethics Committee

The institute has constituted animal ethical committee (AEC) as per guidelines of Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt of India and with approval of CPCSEA. The role of the AEC is to assess proposals to use animals for scientific purposes and monitor appropriate animal use. The committee ensures that all animal use conforms to the standards of Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt. of India. All research programmes involving animal experiments undertaken by the scientists follow the ethical guidelines and get approval from the AEC..

AEC Members List

1

Dr. Kamalesh Sarkar, Director & Scientist G, ICMR-NIOH, Ahmedabad

Chairman

2

Dr. Girish P. Vyas - Main nominee of CPCSEA,

Member

3

Dr. V .P. Vadodaria- Link nominee of CPCSEA,

Member

4

Dr. Sachin K. Parmar, Scientist from outside the Institute nominee of CPCSEA, Asst. Prof., Deptt of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Saurashtra University, Rajkot

Member

5

Dr. Deepak Rawtani – Socially aware nominee of CPCSEA, Asst Professor, Nano Biotechnology Deptt, Gujarat Forensic University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Member

8

Dr R R Palkhade, Scientist-C, ICMR-NIOH, Ahmedabad

Member Secretary