The promoter of Bhat Bio-tech India Private Limited (BBI), Dr. Shama Bhat, has leveraged his 35 years of rich experience in R&D and manufacturing in the Biotechnology area, to conceive this enterprise. An alumnus of Kasturba Medical College, Manipal and the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Dr. Shama Bhat is trained at the University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, USA. Dr. Bhat strengthened the faculty of the Neurology Department, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA from 1983 to 1994. His discovery of Galactosyl Ceramide, as an alternative receptor for HIV in neural cells, won him both universal acclaim as well as the undivided attention of scientific circles, the world over. Dr. Bhat has over forty publications to his credit and is a recipient of the prestigious Ranbaxy Award.

Dr. Shama Bhat