Dr. Supriya Bhalerao has more than 20 years of experience in Interdisciplinary research. She started her research career under the guidance of Late Dr. Shardini Dahanukar (a modern pharmacologist) at Ayurveda Research Center, KEM Hospital Mumbai in 1999. Currently, she is working as an Associate Professor and Head, Obesity-Diabetes lab at Interactive Research School for Health Affairs, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University, Pune-India since 2013 . Her lab has developed in vitro and in vivo models to evaluate the effect of Ayurvedic drugs and formulations. The lab has successfully completed randomized, controlled, clinical studies in these disease conditions. Currently, she is working on a clinical study involving yoga intervention in pre-diabetic individuals that is supported by the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. Her lab is also involved in capacity building in Ayurveda related research methodology.
She have completed her MD and PhD in Ayurveda and Post-Graduate Diploma in Bioethics.
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