Professor YK Gupta, MBBS, MD Pharmacology (1979) is currently the Principal Adviser (Projects) at the Translation Health Science and Technology Institute, Department of Biotechnology and Principal Advisor, India Strategy Development – GARDP, DNDI. He is President, AIIMS -Bhopal and President AIIMS., Jammu. Earlier he was Dean and Head of Pharmacology AIIMS, Delhi. He is Vice Chairman of Standing National Committee on Medicines & Health Care Products (SNCM), GOI, Member of Standing Committee for Affordable Medicine and Health care Products (SCAMP). He is Member of Governing Body National Dope Testing Lab, GOI, National Institute of Immunology, DBT, Regional Centre of Biotechnology, DBT, Chairman National GLP Technical Committee, DST. Dr Gupta was Director CSIR- IITR,Lucknow. He is President, National Society of Alternatives to Animals, National Scientific Co-ordinator, Pharmacovigilance Program of India, Convener, India Initiate Programme,Indian Pharmacological Society IPS),Founder President, Indian Society of Nanomedicine and Former President ,Indian Pharmacological Society Dr. Gupta has been honoured with several fellowships and awards e.g., National Academy of Medical Sciences (FAMS), Indian Pharmacological Society (FIPS), National Academy of Science (FNASc), Indian Academy of Neurosciences (FIAN) and Society of Toxicology (India) (FST). He has more than 380 publications in International and National journals.