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Neethi Menon

Clinical Trial Associate

Armed with a Masters in Pharmacy (specialization in Pharmacology), Neethi provides medical writing support for preparing study-related protocols, investigator brochures, manuscripts and questionnaires.

Zubair Ansari

Clinical Research Associate

Zubair brings in advanced technical expertise in handling supplies, ordering tests and collecting results. He contributes to proactive identification and resolution of issues in clinical studies and oversees the timely execution of trials. Zubair ensures that studies are conducted, documented and reported in accordance with the prescribed standard operating procedures, good clinical practices, and relevant regulatory requirements.

Dr. Sonal Raote

Senior Clinical Research Project Executive

High on energy and enthusiasm, Sonal possesses good leadership and communication skills. She is responsible for the conduct and completion of a dynamic portfolio of clinical trials. 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 teams—both internal and external. She ensures that all operations comply with good clinical practices and relevant regulations.

Anil Yadav

Manager, Quality Assurance

Anil brings in over nine years of hands-on experience in Quality Assurance, spanning product development, documentation and cGMP. Equipped with deep technical knowledge of laboratory instruments and validation practices, he is also thorough in audit methodology. He focuses on systems development, SOP compliance, and vendor audits. Documentation and training activities has helped him constantly upgrade the expertise and compliance levels of the studies. Anil is a microbiologist and biochemist by qualification.

Jayesh Chaudhary

Founder and CEO

Jayesh is a thought leader in human studies on dietary supplements involving novel research tools and statistical methods, unique subject recruitment strategies, and low-cost yet accurate data management. One of the pioneers to bring good clinical practices and other stringent standards to natural product research, Jayesh has written for industry publications, co-authored several original papers and reviews, and is a strong advocate for fast-tracking innovation in the nutraceutical industry. He is passionate about making optimum use of the tools of science to understand ancient wisdom and harness the power of nature. Jayesh is a celebrated alumnus of KMK College of Pharmacy in Mumbai and the University of Minnesota, USA.

Shalini Srivastav

Associate Director, Clinical Development

A Doctor of Medicine and a certified clinical research professional, Shalini has a rich experience of 18 years with top hospitals and CROs in India. She mentors and manages a team of professionals in the overall planning and execution of clinical studies. Her areas of expertise cover the whole gamut of clinical research from study design to publication of results in scientific journals.

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 databases and assisting in bio-statistical analysis.

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. She is responsible for designing protocols, investigators’ brochures, study reports, manuscripts and other trial-related documents.

Sanju Tiwari-Upadhyay

Associate, Pre-Clinical

With a BS in Biotechnology and Graduate Degree in Herbal Sciences, Sanju manages all preclinical including toxicological studies at Vedic. She picks the team that is the best fit for the subject and manages the projects end-to-end.

  • 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

Armed with a Masters in Pharmacy (specialization in Pharmacology), Neethi provides medical writing support for preparing study-related protocols, investigator brochures, manuscripts and questionnaires.

Zubair Ansari

Clinical Research Associate

Zubair brings in advanced technical expertise in handling supplies, ordering tests and collecting results. He contributes to proactive identification and resolution of issues in clinical studies and oversees the timely execution of trials. Zubair ensures that studies are conducted, documented and reported in accordance with the prescribed standard operating procedures, good clinical practices, and relevant regulatory requirements.

Dr. Sonal Raote

Senior Clinical Research Project Executive

High on energy and enthusiasm, Sonal possesses good leadership and communication skills. She is responsible for the conduct and completion of a dynamic portfolio of clinical trials. 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 teams—both internal and external. She ensures that all operations comply with good clinical practices and relevant regulations.

Anil Yadav

Manager, Quality Assurance

Anil brings in over nine years of hands-on experience in Quality Assurance, spanning product development, documentation and cGMP. Equipped with deep technical knowledge of laboratory instruments and validation practices, he is also thorough in audit methodology. He focuses on systems development, SOP compliance, and vendor audits. Documentation and training activities has helped him constantly upgrade the expertise and compliance levels of the studies. Anil is a microbiologist and biochemist by qualification.

Jayesh Chaudhary

Founder and CEO

Jayesh is a thought leader in human studies on dietary supplements involving novel research tools and statistical methods, unique subject recruitment strategies, and low-cost yet accurate data management. One of the pioneers to bring good clinical practices and other stringent standards to natural product research, Jayesh has written for industry publications, co-authored several original papers and reviews, and is a strong advocate for fast-tracking innovation in the nutraceutical industry. He is passionate about making optimum use of the tools of science to understand ancient wisdom and harness the power of nature. Jayesh is a celebrated alumnus of KMK College of Pharmacy in Mumbai and the University of Minnesota, USA.

Shalini Srivastav

Associate Director, Clinical Development

A Doctor of Medicine and a certified clinical research professional, Shalini has a rich experience of 18 years with top hospitals and CROs in India. She mentors and manages a team of professionals in the overall planning and execution of clinical studies. Her areas of expertise cover the whole gamut of clinical research from study design to publication of results in scientific journals.

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 databases and assisting in bio-statistical analysis.

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. She is responsible for designing protocols, investigators’ brochures, study reports, manuscripts and other trial-related documents.

Sanju Tiwari-Upadhyay

Associate, Pre-Clinical

With a BS in Biotechnology and Graduate Degree in Herbal Sciences, Sanju manages all preclinical including toxicological studies at Vedic. She picks the team that is the best fit for the subject and manages the projects end-to-end.

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