Lectures / Orations

International

  • Invited speaker on “Exploring Synergy in Ayurveda and Traditional Indian Systems of Medicine” at the Synergy Forum organised at University of Bonn, Medical Clinic III, AG Synergy Research and Experimental Medicine, D-53127 Bonn.

  • Invited speaker on ‘Ethnopharmacology and Drug Development: Innovation meets Tradition” for the 18th International Congress of International Society for Ethnopharmacology& 5th International Congress of the Society for Ethnopharmacology, India (ISE-SFEC-2018), organized by Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Invited lecture on “Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors from medicinal plants for Cardivascular diseases (CVD)” in preconference International Congress of the Society for Ethnopharmacolgy and Society for Ethnopharmacology, India (ISE-SFEC), Dhaka University, Dhaka.

  • Invited speaker on “Ayurveda - Evidence based health care for the community” in 17th International Congress of the Society for Ethnopharmacolgy- ISE “Ethnopharmacology at the Crossroads of Cultures and Disciplines”, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon,

  • Invited lecture on “Ethnopharmacology and AYUSH medicine: India perspective” in 16thInternational Congress of Ethnopharmacology (ICE), Association of Chinese Medicine, Medicine and Health Division of Chinese Academy of Engineering, and Guangxi , Association for Science and Technology, Yulin, Guangxi, China.

  • Invited speaker on “Evidence based validation of Indian traditional medicine –way forward” in 15th International Congress of the International Society for Ethnopharmacology, Shoubak University College, Petra, Jordan.

  • Invited speaker on “Evidence Based Validation of Traditional Medicine - Farm to Pharma” in 15th Annual International Conference on the Science of Botanicals (ICSB), University of Mississippi Oxford, Mississippi, USA.

  • invited speaker on “Safety related quality issues - Approach for evaluation of herbal medicinal plants through marker analysis” in 3rd Annual Meeting of the Good Practice in TCM Research Association & 5th Annual Meeting of the Specialty Committee of TCM Pharmaceutical Analysis of WRCMS, Nanjing, China,

  • invited lecture on “Integrated approaches for globalization of traditional/herbal medicine” in International Symposium on Developing drugs and pharmacy awareness and education from a regional viewpoint: Herbs, biological diversity and expression of rural community healthcare, University of Tokushima,

  • invited lecture on “Pharmaceutical Education in India” in International Forum on Discussion for Pharmacist Education Institute of Health Biosciences at Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tokushima, Japan,

  • invited speaker on “Shifting Paradigm for Validation of Traditional Medicine: Need and Reality”. 2nd AYUNS International Ayurvedic Conference on Modality of Ayurvedic and Traditional Medicine at the University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh,

  • Visiting Scientist for India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA), Trilateral Cooperation in Science & Technology, Project. “Novel Drug Discovery and Development approaches for the Pharmacological immune enhancers in immune compromised individuals” Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa,

  • International symposium for “High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography” – Invited plenary speaker on “Marker Profiling- Evidence Based Approach for Quality Evaluation of Herbs in Indian System of Medicine”.

  • 11th Congress of the International Society for Ethnopharmacology (ISE 2010), on “Continuity and change in ethnopharmacology: Transdisciplinary science for our future” – Invited plenary speaker on “Changing scenario for promotion and development of Ayurveda in ISM – way forward”

  • 46th Annual meeting of the Drug Information Association (DIA), USA, as a Chairman for the session on “Safety perspective including adulteration for dietary supplements” and speaker on “Good manufacturing practices for dietary supplements” 2005, Walter E. Washington convention center Washington DC, USA,

  • Invited Lecture on ‘Exploring leads from Ayurveda- the evidence based approach’ through the exchange visit for joint research collaboration through the India Japan Program of Cooperation [DST- JPC] with the DST-JSPS collaborative research program from Department of Science and Technology [DST], Government of India,

  • 3rd Global Bio-herb Economic Forum 2009 as an invited speaker for the session on “Treatment and Prevention of diseases with Natural Products” Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,

  • The International Conference for Bioeconomy [BioEco] as a invited speaker for the session on “Strategies for Revitalization of Traditional Alternative and Complementary Medicine [TACM] with International Cooperation” Tianjin, China;

  • 44th meeting of the Drug Information Association (DIA), USA, as a Chairman and speaker for the session “Promoting Safe Natural Health Products from Field to Bedside with International Coordination”,

  • The Joint Meeting of The Japanese Histamine Society and The Yakubutsu Kassei Symposium” as an invited speaker for the session on “Exploring Anti-allergic potential from Ayurvedic herbs”, Japan,

  • invited lecture on “Confluencing strategies for the development of Indian NHP” Otsuka, Japan,

  • WHO Congress on Traditional Medicine, Hosted by the Ministry of Health of China and State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine of China as a Chairman and speaker for the session on “Indian TACM-Perspectives and Evaluation”, Beijing, China,

  • The 12th International Conference on Traditional Medicine “Practical Medicine for Consilience” as a Chairman and speaker for the session on “Indian TACM - Exploring the Approaches for Their Development”, COEX, Seoul, Korea,

  • “Uses and abuses of evidence in HE policy making” organized by Leading Education and Social Research seminar program at the Institute of Education

  • 43rd meeting of the Drug Information Association (DIA), USA, as a Chairman and speaker for the session on “Safety evaluation of natural health products”, Atlanta, Georgia, USA,

  • Conference of the Kew Kings Square Group, Franklin-Wilkins Building, King’s College London, 150 Stamford St, London SE1 9NN, as an invited speaker for the session on “Marker analysis of herbs used in Indian system of medicine”; London UK,

  • 42nd meeting of the Drug Information Association (DIA), USA, as a Chairman and speaker for the session on “Exploring Safety of Botanicals in Complementary and Alternative Medicine” 2006, Philadelphia, PA , USA,

  • 143rd British Pharmaceutical Conference of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, as an invited speaker for the session on “Personalised Ayurvedic medicine – science meets traditional practice”; Manchester UK,

  • 41st meeting of the Drug Information Association (DIA), USA, as a Chairman and speaker for the session on “Exploring Natural Health Products: Promotion and International Coordination” 2005, Washington DC, USA,

  • 40th meeting of the Drug Information Association (DIA), USA, as a Chairman of the session on ‘Changing the Regulatory Environment for NHP in India’ and speaker to deliver lecture on ‘Regulation on Natural Health Products in India held at convention center,

  • 39th meeting of the Drug Information Association (DIA), USA, as a Chairman of the session on ‘Evaluating botanicals in alternative and complementary medicine: Regulatory perspectives and International co-ordination’ and Speaker to deliver lecture on ‘Regulation and assessment of botanicals – Indian Perspectives’ Status of Botanicals (Herbal Drugs) in the Indian System of Medicine and the Rules governing their Production and Utilization held at convention centre, San Antonio, USA

  • 38th meeting of the Drug Information Association (DIA), USA, as a Chairman of the session on “Regulation and Promotion of Botanicals (Herbal Drugs) in Alternative Systems of Medicine” and Speaker to deliver lecture on Status of Botanicals (Herbal Drugs) in the Indian System of Medicine and the Rules governing their Production and Utilization held at McCormick Place, Chicago, USA

  • invited lecture on ‘Evaluation of Indian systems of medicine’

  • invited lecture on ‘Indian systems of medicine – Development and perspectives’

  • Attended 37th meeting of the Drug Information Association (DIA), USA, as a Chairman of the session on “Trends in the promotion and development of Good manufacturing practice (GMP) for herbal drugs” and Speaker to deliver lecture on “Problems and prospects for the GMP in Indian Systems of Medicine” held at Denver,

  • Invited lecture on “Promotion and development of Indian Traditional Medicine” at Harvey W. Peters Research Centre for Parkinson's Disease, Dept. of Chemistry, Virginia Tech., Blacksburg, Virginia,

  • Attended 36th meeting of the Drug Information Association (DIA), USA, as a Speaker to deliver lecture on “Evaluation of Indian Traditional Medicine” held at San Diego, California,

  • 3rd International Congress on Phytomedicine, Munich, Germany, Invited lecture ‘Indian Hypericum – new leads for natural antidepressant”

  • Invited lecture at Gorleaus laboratory, LACDR, on ‘Promotion and development of ISM – Way forward’ as Visiting Scientist at Leiden/Amsterdam Centre for Drug Research Leiden,

  • International Conference on 2000 Yrs of Natural Product Research- Past, Present and Future, invited speaker on ‘Marker profiling of herbs used in Ayurveda and other ISM’ at Vrije Universitiet, Amsterdam, the Netherlands,

  • International conference- European Research Conference on Plant cell Biology and Biotechnology, invited speaker on ‘Chemo-profiling of Nelumbo nucifera - the national flower of India’ Rolduc, Karkarade, The Netherlands,


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