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Neethi Menon

Clinical Trial Associate

Neethi provides medical writing support for preparing study-related protocols, investigator brochures, manuscripts and questionnaires. She is a great support to on-going clinical study operations. Neethi is also a qualified pharmacologist.

Zubair Ansari

Clinical Research Associate

Zubair leads the studies in accordance with the prescribed Standard Operating Procedures, Good Clinical Practices and relevant regulatory requirements. He contributes to risk identification and mitigation. Zubair is a pharmacologist by training.

Dr. Sonal Raote

Senior Clinical Research Project Executive

Sonal is responsible for leading the operations of a dynamic portfolio of clinical studies. Her insightful and structured working style enables her to efficiently manage all aspects of clinical operations. Given her sound theoretical and practical knowledge of clinical research (BAMS and PG-CR), Sonal leads the education and communication activities of Vedic’s clinical operations team. High on energy and enthusiasm, Sonal makes a good project leader.

Anil Yadav

Manager, Quality Assurance

Anil heads Quality Assurance of all Vedic Lifesciences services. He’s responsible for systems development, training, audits and documentation. He has the most unique experience of a decade in Quality Assurance, spanning wide areas of the dietary supplement business including clinical and preclinical product development, manufacturing and testing. He’s responsible for the continued compliance of all our studies with industry best practices and standards including Good Clinical Practices. Anil is a microbiologist and biochemist by qualification.

Jayesh Chaudhary

Founder and CEO

Jayesh is a thought leader an innovator in human studies on dietary supplements for the last about 2 decades. He has only been in the food supplement space since DSHEA (1994). One of the pioneers to bring Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and other stringent standards to natural product research, Jayesh has written for industry publications, co-authored several original papers and reviews. He is a celebrated alumnus of KMK College of Pharmacy, Mumbai and the University of Minnesota, USA.

Shalini Srivastav

Associate Director, Clinical Development

A Doctor of Medicine (MD) and a certified clinical research professional, Shalini with her rich experience with global CROs heads the clinical development team. She mentors and manages a team of professionals in the planning and execution of clinical studies. Her areas of expertise cover the whole gamut of clinical research from study design to publication. Shalini is also category expert for a diverse range of structure-function claims including joint health, sports nutrition, men’s health, digestive health, cognition, etc.

Divya Patel

Associate, Clinical Research and Data Management

Divya began her career as a clinical researcher by managing oncology trials. Her expertise lies in creating and managing clinical databases. Divya is passionate about innovation in data capture and data management.

Dr. Sonika Verma

Medical and Science Writer

Sonika is a Doctor of Medicine (Ayurveda) and a clinical researcher with vast experience in research projects and related writing. Sonika’s protocols, investigator brochures, study reports and manuscripts comply with global regulations as well claim substantiation requirements for dietary supplements. Sonika is also responsible for statistical planning and analysis.

Sanju Tiwari-Upadhyay

Associate, Pre-Clinical

Sanju manages toxicology studies from protocol to report in compliance with the OECD / FDA guidelines and Vedic SOPs to meet GRAS and NDI requirements.

  • Neethi Menon
  • Zubair
  • Dr. Sonal Raote
  • Anil Yadav
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  • Dr. Shalini Srivastav
  • Divya Patel
  • Dr. Sonika Verma
  • Sanju

Neethi Menon

Clinical Trial Associate

Neethi provides medical writing support for preparing study-related protocols, investigator brochures, manuscripts and questionnaires. She is a great support to on-going clinical study operations. Neethi is also a qualified pharmacologist.

Zubair Ansari

Clinical Research Associate

Zubair leads the studies in accordance with the prescribed Standard Operating Procedures, Good Clinical Practices and relevant regulatory requirements. He contributes to risk identification and mitigation. Zubair is a pharmacologist by training.

Dr. Sonal Raote

Senior Clinical Research Project Executive

Sonal is responsible for leading the operations of a dynamic portfolio of clinical studies. Her insightful and structured working style enables her to efficiently manage all aspects of clinical operations. Given her sound theoretical and practical knowledge of clinical research (BAMS and PG-CR), Sonal leads the education and communication activities of Vedic’s clinical operations team. High on energy and enthusiasm, Sonal makes a good project leader.

Anil Yadav

Manager, Quality Assurance

Anil heads Quality Assurance of all Vedic Lifesciences services. He’s responsible for systems development, training, audits and documentation. He has the most unique experience of a decade in Quality Assurance, spanning wide areas of the dietary supplement business including clinical and preclinical product development, manufacturing and testing. He’s responsible for the continued compliance of all our studies with industry best practices and standards including Good Clinical Practices. Anil is a microbiologist and biochemist by qualification.

Jayesh Chaudhary

Founder and CEO

Jayesh is a thought leader an innovator in human studies on dietary supplements for the last about 2 decades. He has only been in the food supplement space since DSHEA (1994). One of the pioneers to bring Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and other stringent standards to natural product research, Jayesh has written for industry publications, co-authored several original papers and reviews. He is a celebrated alumnus of KMK College of Pharmacy, Mumbai and the University of Minnesota, USA.

Shalini Srivastav

Associate Director, Clinical Development

A Doctor of Medicine (MD) and a certified clinical research professional, Shalini with her rich experience with global CROs heads the clinical development team. She mentors and manages a team of professionals in the planning and execution of clinical studies. Her areas of expertise cover the whole gamut of clinical research from study design to publication. Shalini is also category expert for a diverse range of structure-function claims including joint health, sports nutrition, men’s health, digestive health, cognition, etc.

Divya Patel

Associate, Clinical Research and Data Management

Divya began her career as a clinical researcher by managing oncology trials. Her expertise lies in creating and managing clinical databases. Divya is passionate about innovation in data capture and data management.

Dr. Sonika Verma

Medical and Science Writer

Sonika is a Doctor of Medicine (Ayurveda) and a clinical researcher with vast experience in research projects and related writing. Sonika’s protocols, investigator brochures, study reports and manuscripts comply with global regulations as well claim substantiation requirements for dietary supplements. Sonika is also responsible for statistical planning and analysis.

Sanju Tiwari-Upadhyay

Associate, Pre-Clinical

Sanju manages toxicology studies from protocol to report in compliance with the OECD / FDA guidelines and Vedic SOPs to meet GRAS and NDI requirements.

Neethi Menon
Zubair
Dr. Sonal Raote
Anil Yadav
slide image
Dr. Shalini Srivastav
Divya Patel
Dr. Sonika Verma
Sanju