16th International Symposium of Trace Elements in man and Animals

S.J.S. Flora

Dr S.J.S. FLORA, M.S., Ph.D., FNASc

S.J.S. Flora, MS, PhD, FNASc

Affiliations and positions:

  1. Defence Research and Development Establishment, Ministry of Defence, Govt of India, Gwalior-474 002, India, 1989-2016- Associate Director
  2. Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA, 1985-86 – Post Doctoral Fellow

Research interests:

  1. Toxicity of Metals
  2. Chelation Treatment
  3. Nutrients as the preventive agents
  4. Metals induced oxidative stress
  5. Drug Development

Key publications for the last 5 years:

  1. “Arsenic induced oxidative stress and its reversibility” S.J.S. Flora, Free Radical Biology & Medicine, 51, 257-281, 2011
  2. "Chemical and Pharmacological Properties of some Natural and Synthetics Antioxidants for Heavy Metal Poisoning" S.J.S. Flora, Rupal Srivastava, Megha Mittal, Current Medicinal Chemistry, 20 (36), 4540-4574, 2013
  3. "Nanoencapsulation of DMSA monoester for better therapeutic efficacy of the chelating agent against arsenic toxicity" A. Yadav, R. Mathur, M. Samim, V. Lomash, P. Kushwaha, U. Pathak, A.K. Babbar, S.J.S. Flora, Nanomedicine (Lond). Vol. 9, 465-481, 2014
  4. "Arsenic induced neuronal apoptosis in guinea pigs is ca2+ dependent and abrogated by chelation therapy: role of voltage gated calcium channels" Vidhu Pachauri, Ashish Mehta, Deepshikha Mishra and S.J.S. Flora, Neurotoxicology, 35, 137-145, 2013
  5. "Chelation Therapy" S.J.S. Flora, Chelation Therapy. In: Jan Reedijk and Kenneth Poeppelmeier, editors. Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry II, Vol 3. Oxford: Elsevier; 2013. p. 987-1013

Journal referee:

  1. Food and Chemical Toxicology (Elsevier), Associate Editor
  2. Journal of Trace Elements in Biology and Medicine (Elsevier), Member Editorial Board
  3. Human and Experimental Toxicology (SAGE Publication, U.K.) Member Editorial Board
  4. Environment Research (ELSEVIER, USA) Member Editorial Board
  5. Oxidative Medicine & Cellular Longevity (Landes Biosciences, USA), Member Editorial Board

Scientific societies:

  1. FELLOW, NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCE (FNASc)
  2. FELLOW, Academy of Environmental Biology (FAEB)
  3. FELLOW, Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy (FABP)

Personal web-page (Institutional/ResearchGate/LinkedIn):

https:// https://in.linkedin.com/in/swaran-flora-a05a6616