Mumbai, San Antonio: American Association of Indian Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAiPS) in collaboration with the Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA), announced Dr. Umesh Gupta, Assistant Professor, Central University of Rajasthan, as the recipient of the Dr. Desh Bandhu Gupta AAiPS Award at the AAiPS Annual Meeting 2019 in San Antonio, Texas (U.S.).
The Dr. Desh Bandhu Gupta AAiPS Award, formerly known as the AAiPS Distinguished Young Educator and Researcher Award, recognizes individuals who have made significant and consistent contribution to teaching and research in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology at any recognized academic institution in India.
On the occasion, Dr. Xian-Ming Zeng, EVP, Head of Inhalation & Complex Injectables R&D, Lupin Limited said “Dr. Desh Bandhu Gupta (DBG), the founder of Lupin Limited, helped the Indian pharmaceutical industry find its place on the global map. This was catalyzed by DBG’s acute focus on pharmaceutical research and academics. The Dr. Desh Bandhu Gupta AAiPS Award 2019 felicitates faculty members from the field of training and pharmaceutical research who demonstrate unwavering commitment and tireless efforts to constantly contribute to this field. We congratulate Dr. Umesh Gupta for receiving this award.”
A three-member judging panel, comprising Dr. Sampat Singhvi, Dr. Punit Marathe and Mr. Mike Yelvigi, evaluated numerous submissions and selected Dr. Umesh Gupta to receive this award for his significant and consistent contributions toward teaching and research in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology.
On receiving the award, Dr. Umesh Gupta said, “I am delighted and honored to receive the prestigious Dr. Desh Bandhu Gupta AAiPS Award. This award recognizes my work and efforts toward pharmaceutical R&D in India. Such recognition boosts the morale of the entire pharmaceuticals researchers’ community, further amplifying their focus and commitment and opening new doors of opportunity.”
AAiPS is over 30 year old non-profit organization reflecting the dedicated service of the Indian pharmaceutical community in the U.S.
AAiPS serves as a platform for all Indian Scientists to network through its regional and annual meetings and the two chapters in New Jersey and Washington DC. With this strong base, AAiPS is committed to serve the professional pharmaceutical community effectively and enthusiastically for years to come.
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Lupin is the 8th largest generics pharmaceutical company by revenues (June 30, 2019, Bloomberg LTM). The Company is the 3rd largest pharmaceutical player in the US by prescriptions (IQVIA MAT September 2019); 3rd largest Indian pharmaceutical company by global revenues (June 30, 2019, Bloomberg LTM); 6th largest company in the Indian Pharmaceutical Market and 5th largest generic pharmaceutical player in Japan (IQVIA MAT September 2019).
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