Dr. Rajendra Kshirsagar (Ph.D.)

Manager | Contract Research & Manufacturing Services

Dr. Rajendra Kshirsagar holds a doctorate from the University of Pune, in medicinal plants and ethnobotany. Having worked in companies of repute such as Nicholas Piramal Research Centre, Reliance Life Science, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd, he is presently with Ross Lifescience Pvt. Ltd. With a rich experience, spanning over 20 years, in herbal drug standardization, drug discovery and development of phytopharmaceuticals, he has been instrumental in the discovery of unknown molecules which repel/kill insects. His ability to convert ideas to a product through research, and finally ensuring it reaches the common man, is highly commendable.

He has been associated with Ross Lifescience for 2 years, and is involved in Contract Research and Manufacturing Services (CRAMS) and Ross Innovation Centre (RIC) related research activities; particularly herbal drug standardization, innovative herbal product development and drafting of intellectual property rights documents for the inventions in the form of patents, registered with national and international regulatory authorities.