Dr Lauren Ball is an NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow, Accredited Practising Dietitian and Lecturer in Nutrition & Dietetics. Dr Ball is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge (UK), Lead of the Australian and New Zealand Network within the Need for Nutrition Education/Innovation Programme (NNEdPro), and Chair of the Gold Coast Nutrition Study Group for General Practitioners.
Dr Ball conducts research in primary health care that contributes to a better understanding of how patients with, or at risk of chronic disease can be supported to have healthy dietary behaviours. The research is patient-centred, interdisciplinary, and utilises a knowledge-translation approach to support high quality health care. The research is aligned with the national research agenda on chronic disease prevention and management, and patient-centred primary health care.
Dr Sumeet Gupta working as Professor & Head, Pharmacology, M. M. College of Pharmacy, M. M. University (NAAC “A” grade Deemed), Mullana, Ambala, Haryana accredited by Scientific and Industrial Research Organization under Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India . He was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) under the faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (‘A’ Grade by NAAC, Centre with Potential for Excellence in Particular Area) for his thesis entitled “Pharmacogenomics of antihypertensive therapy in rural population of Haryana”. His main research interest include the scientific validation of plant based compounds in the treatment of metabolic disorders includes complications. Other areas of his research interest include the pharmacogenomics, pharmacoepidemiology and prevalence studies of metabolic syndrome. Dr Sumeet has more than 12 years of teaching and research experience in the area of “Preclinical and Clinical Pharmacology”. He has published various research & review articles with high impact factor in peer review National and International Journals. He has also published 2 books and one chapter with International Publishers. He has filed 10 patents in India. He has published more than 100 abstracts in National and International conferences/seminars. He has been actively participating in various conferences, symposia’s and workshops. He has guided more than 25 M Pharm PGs. Currently 2 M Pharm research scholars are working under his supervision. His research work was also nominated in Indian Pharmacological Society during 2011-2012. Recently, he was organized as an Organizing secretary in North Zone Indian Pharmacological Society conference sponsored by Medical council of India, Department of Biotechnology, and two industries (Cipla Pharmaceuticals and Rolex equipments) which was held in M M University on October 2014. Dr. Gupta, was also awarded under “International Travel Support Scheme” by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi to attend and poster presentation in the 2nd International Pharm-nutrition conference at Singapore 15 April 2013-17 April 2013. He was received Bursary Award by Elsevier publishers, United Kingdom for his best nutraceutical research in Pharm-nutrition conference. Additionally he has received International support travel grant from centre for International Co-operation in Science. He was received Jewel of India award in New Delhi for his academic excellence. He has got collaborated with CPEPA project on “diabetes” with Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. He has collaborated with three International Universities (King Faisal University, Oman University and Shaqra University) and Indian reputed universities (Punjab University, Guru Nanak Dev University, Uttaranchal Technical University and Punjab Technical University). He is also life member of many societies like APTI, IPS, IPA, IHPA, ISPOR & ACS. He is also serving as Associate Editor of GJPS, besides; he is also the member of reviewer of many reputed scientific international journals like Pharmaceutical Biology, International J of Diabetes in Developing countries, J of Publish health, Current Pharmaceutical Design, Current Drug Therapy and Natural Product Research. His research work also short listed for research ward grant under University Grant Commission. He has also received various invitation as a speaker and organizing committee member from different International Conferences.
Diabetes and Endocrinology