Kumar Sankaran founded Leucine Rich Bio with Prabhath Manjappa in 2014. Kumar Sankaran has over 10 years' experience in Systems Biology and has worked extensively in analyzing genomics data. Kumar is a Post Graduate from Bangalore University, having done his Masters in Biotechnology. Kumar's training in Bioinformatics enables him to develop dynamic solutions to the ever changing genomics industry. Kumar transitions between different roles from pitching the company to potential investors, building the company strategy, synthesizing business issues and opportunities into architectural concepts and actionable solutions. His passion for science and technology drives the company forward.
Prabhath Kamati Manjappa is a serial entrepreneur and Co-founded Leucine Rich Bio with Kumar Sankaran. Prabhath has over 10 years' experience in Systems Biology and has been part of Connexios Life Sciences, a drug discovery company. He has done his Masters in Biotechnology and also certified in Clinical Research. Prabhath builds and oversees the systems and processes in the company. Prabhath executes the vision and the mission of the company. His eye for detail and his passion for healthcare enables the company to stay focused.
Dr. Debojyoti Dhar, PhD (Indian Institute of Science, IISc) has over 10 years experience in academic and industry 'research and development' (R&D) activities along with strong multi domain knowledge in pharma and biotechnology industries. He has worked extensively on translational control of gene regulation during his PhD (Indian Institute of Science, IISc) and post doctoral research (UMass Medical School, USA). Dr. Dhar has also worked on diabetes and metabolic syndrome at Connexios Life sciences, a drug discovery company based in India. He has held leadership positions in various companies with roles in R&D, Business Development, Corporate Communications and Consultancy and has thorough knowledge on new cutting edge technologies in the bio-science space. An avid reader with keen interest in quantum physics and holistic medicine, Dr. Dhar writes a blog on disease, research and its impact on society and life science industry in general (www.debiisc.blogspot.com). Dr. Dhar has to his credit various publications in top-tiered peer reviewed journals and has attended and presented lectures at many conferences and Institutes. Dr. Dhar takes care of the business development, corporate communications activities apart from spearheading innovation and general management of the organization.
Dr. Shabnam Das Kar MD,FMNM is a clinician with over 20 years of experience in Obstetrics & Gynecology. She was a Consultant Obstetrician Gynecologist at 3 major hospitals in Mumbai. She has, over the last few years transitioned into the Speciality of Functional & Metabolic Medicine. She is also American Board Certified in Regenerative & Anti-Aging Medicine. Dr. Kar started her practice of Functional Medicine in collaboration with Dr. Natasha Iyer, MD from Better Medical Centre, Calgary, Canada, where she is the Director of Education in Functional Medicine. As a Functional & Metabolic Medicine Specialist Dr. Kar focuses on discovering the root causes of disease rather than merely treating the symptoms. This new and fast developing area of medical science focuses on making a treatment plan which is individualized for each person. Personalised Medicine is one of her areas of interest. Dr. Kar provides expert guidance and strategic insights into Leucine Rich Bio clinical services.