G.P. TALWAR, Docteur es Sciences (Sorbonne, Paris), Director, Talwar Research Foundation, New Delhi is the Founder Director of the National Institute of Immunology. He was earlier Professor and Head of the Department of Biochemistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
Professor Talwar is the recipient of several national and international awards/recognitions including Padma Bhushan and officier de la Legion d’ Honneur. He is the Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, Indian Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Medical Sciences, Indian College of Allergy and Applied Immunology, Indian Academy of Vaccinology & Applied Immunobiology, a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, World Academy of Art & Science and La Academia Nacional de Medicina Mexico. He has authored/edited sixteen books and contributed over 400 research papers in journals of national and international repute. Recently, he has been presented Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding research accomplishments and contributions to medical science at the 42nd Convocation of AIIMS.
SEYED E. HASNAIN, [Ph.D. from JNU, D.Sc. (h.c.), D.Med.Sc. (h.c)] is Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Hamdard University. He is also teaching at Kusuma School of Biological Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. A Padma Shri awardee and a recipient of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize including many other awards, Dr. Hasnain has received Germany’s Highest Civilian Award—The Order of Merit (Das Verdienstkreuz, 1.Klasse), from the President of Germany. He is an elected Fellow of German National Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina and a Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology and all major Science Academies of India (FNA, FNASc, FASc). He was the first Director of Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) and has been Vice Chancellor of University of Hyderabad.
SHIV KUMAR SARIN, [MD, DM, D.Sc. (Hon), FNA, FNASc.] is Senior Professor and Head of Hepatology, and Director at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi. A clinician par excellence with great insights into research, Dr. Sarin is an adjunct faculty of Molecular Medicine at JNU. He is credited with new treatment protocols for liver diseases, especially variceal bleeding, liver regeneration, hepatitis B and acute-on-chronic liver failure. A recipient of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award, Padma Bhushan, The World Academy of Medical Sciences (TWAS) International Prize, including Best Teacher Award and many, he has developed, along with other Board of Governors, the ‘Vision 2015’ document for Medical Education in India during his tenure as Chairman of Medical Council of India.
Dr. Sarin is also a founding Editor of Hepatology International.