Professor Nirmal K. Ganguly
Advisor and Professor Translational Health Science &, Technology Institute, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India
Former Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
Former member of the DNDi Scientific Advisory Committee
Former Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and founding partner of DNDi, Professor Ganguly started as medical teacher and then became Professor of Immunology at GB Pan Hospital. Later, he served as Professor of Experimental Medicine and Biotechnology at PGI Chandigarth. In his role as Director General of ICMR, he succeeded in growing the Institute’s assets and was one of the founding partners of DNDi. He has also served as Chairman of the Lacefield International Society on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases, President of International Society of Health Research (Indian Chapter), Vice Chairman of the Joint Coordinating Board for the Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, and Honorary Professor, Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research in Bangalore.