Prof. Srinivas Nammi
Dr Srinivas Nammi is a Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology and Academic Course Advisor (BMedSc) at the School of Science and Health, Western Sydney University, Australia. He has a doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences, specializing in Pharmacology. Before joining the Western Sydney University, he worked at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney after gaining years of postdoctoral experience as DAAD Fellow at the University of Tübingen, Germany and as University Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Manitoba, Canada. He has also worked as an Industrial Pharmacologist, a position in which I was closely associated with the establishment of a new pharmacological research laboratory.
He has a distinguished track record in Ayurvedic and Western herbal medicines research for over 20 years and has made significant contributions to both basic and applied research related to drug discovery, biological evaluation and mechanistic studies with a special focus on metabolic disorders. He has attracted competitive research funds from national and international (India - UGC & CSIR; Germany - DAAD), institutional (USYD; WSU) and industrial (Purapharm) bodies. He has 1 international patent and published over 80 scientific papers, 10 editorials and 3 book chapters. He has also contributed over 40 research abstracts published in the proceedings of National and International Conferences, Symposia and Seminars. His research has been cited so far in over 3000 publications with an H-index of 28. He has significant professional outreach through his contributions in academic and scholarly activities. He is serving as Secretary for the Australian DAAD Alumni Association. He is frequently invited to talk and chair at international conferences and to adjudicate PhD theses from Australian and overseas universities. He sits on the editorial and review boards of a number of biomedical journals including BMC Complementary & Alternative Medicine and Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine. He is an international expert reviewer of a number of national and international research grant bodies including NHMRC, Diabetes Australia, QNRF, TRC, and IF. He is also frequently invited to guest edit journal special issues and to contribute to book chapters. He has been awarded a number of fellowships and awards including the prestigious DAAD Fellowship, Germany, SESQUI Postdoctoral Fellowship, Australia, and CSIR-Senior Research Fellowship, India. He has been honored with Marquis biographical listings in Who’sWho in Science & Engineering, Who’sWho in the World, Who’sWho in Asia, Who’sWho of Professionals. In 2018, he has been awarded the Excellence in Research Award by the School of Science and Health, Western Sydney University for his contributions in research.