Dr. M.D. Nair
Consultant To Pharmaceutical Industry
A-11, Sagarika, 15, 3rd
Valmiki Nagar, Chennai 600041,
Dr. M.D. Nair, has a Ph.D. Degree from the
Dr. Nair had
management training in INSEAD, Fontainbleau, Paris
and Management Consultancy Institute in
Dr. Nair, who was later, Vice President of SPIC, was instrumental in setting up for SPIC, one of the largest antibiotic complexes in India, a 'state-of-the-art' Pharmaceutical R&D Centre, a unit for production of Medical Devices for cardiovascular surgery, a multi-purpose plant for Bulk Drugs manufacture, a Drug Formulations Plant and all the other operations of SPIC Pharmaceuticals Division.
Besides authoring over 80 publications in various national and international journals, he is the holder of several patents on new therapeutic agents and has co-authored three books published by Academic Press, John Wiley, Birkhauser, etc. He is the author of Indian Pharmaceutical Market Guide 1998 published by PJB Publications, London and has contributed to the University Text Book entitled "International Business Law" published by ITP, Washington, Pharmacists Year Book, New Delhi, Saket's Pharma Hand Book , Ahmedabad etc.
He has been a Consultant to WHO for setting up Pharmaceutical Projects in Arab countries,, coordinator for the Delhi Society For Rational Use of Drugs under WHO, advisor on Traditional Medicines and Intellectual Property Rights in New Delhi, Bangkok and Jakarta; Member of Delegation to USSR for developing Indo-USSR Collaborative Projects in Pharmaceuticals; Member of the High Power Delegation on Indian Economic Mission to Belgium; Consultant to Commonwealth Secretariat for Developing Pharmaceutical Industries in Eastern and Southern African States, etc.
He has been an
Advisor to Government and Private Organisations on
Science & Technology, Member of the Task Forces for Pharmaceuticals and
Biotechnology Projects for the
Governments of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala and Tamil Nadu and
Director of the Boards of many Pharmaceutical Companies, Governing Councils of
various Academic Bodies, Universities and Medical Institutes, Panels of Council
of Scientific Research, Indian Council of Medical Research, All-India Council
of Technical Education, Export Promotion Council of India, etc. He is an elected Fellow of the Indian
National Academy of Engineering and a Visiting Faculty Member of Management
Institutes and Research Institutions in
He is a Member
of the Central Council of VHS Hospital, Chennai, Chairman of Bahuleyan Charitable Foundation,
Dr. Nair is an active spokesman for the Pharmaceutical Industry and profession and through innumerable publications and presentations at national and international forums, has developed conceptual and novel approaches for the Indian industry to become a global player in R&D, Technology Development, Production and Marketing of health care products and services.
Dr. Nair, after
retirement from SPIC, Chennai, continues to be actively involved in industry
affairs and is a Consultant to the Pharmaceutical Industry in