Managing Director and Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Jayant J. Khandare is the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) of Actorius Innovations and Research Pvt Ltd. After earning his bachelor's and masters degree in Pharmacy. Jayant received a Ph.D. (Polymer Chemistry) in Chemical Engineering from the prestigious National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, in 2003. Post Ph.D., Jayant completed two postdoctoral tenures in the School of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA and the Dept. of Pharmaceutics, Rutgers, The State University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA. He worked extensively on targeted nano polymeric drug delivery systems for Cancer. Jayant’s excellent work resulted in him being awarded the prestigious Alexander Von Humboldt Experienced Researcher Award and he worked for one year in Germany with Prof.Dr.Rainer Haag at Freie University, Berlin, Germany in the field of Macromolecular Chemistry. He then established and led the Polymer Chemistry Group at Piramal Life Sciences. Jayant has published more than 40 papers in peer-reviewed journals and has 14 US patents to his credit. Jayant brings to the table an eclectic mix of knowledge in subjects as diverse as pharmaceutics, chemical engineering, polymer chemistry and cancer biology.
Chief Executive Officer
Aravindan Vasudevan is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Actorius Innovations and Research Pvt Ltd. He has a Master’s degree in Chemistry and a Certificate in Business Studies (Marketing). Aravindan has worked as a scientist in pharmaceutical and drug discovery industry and has experience in bulk drug research, preformulation and nanotechnology based drug delivery. Aravindan is responsible for company strategy and business development.