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Dilip Ghosh

Director
Nutriconnect

Dilip has received his PhD in biomedical science from University of Calcutta, India. Previously, he held positions in Organon (India) Ltd., a division of Organon International, BV and AKZO-NOBEL, The Netherlands; HortResearch, New Zealand; USDA-ARS, HNRCA at Tufts University, Boston; The Smart Foods Centre, University of Wollongong, & Neptune Bio-Innovation Pty Ltd, Australia. He has been involved for a long time in drug-development (both synthetic and natural) and functional food research and d

Biography

Dr. Ghosh is a director at Nutriconnect, Sydney, Australia; Coordinator, Regulatory & projects, SOHO-Flordis International, Australia;  Honorary  Ambassador , Global Harmonization Initiative (GHI). Nutriconnect  is an innovative outsourcing R&D provider to the Food & Beverages, Nutritional & Personal Care  & Complementary Medicine industry. We also provide companies with regulatory and scientific advice for the marketing and approval of their products in the Australasian region, South Asia and South East Asian countries.


With more than 20 years of experience in both pharmaceutical and food-nutrition industries, he is one of the pioneer researchers in the evaluation of the health claims opportunities of potential functional food ingredients  & complementary medicines through an evaluation of the current scientific evidence base and related claims, and provides commentary on gaps in science including potential requirements for research such as human studies.

Dilip previously held positions in Organon (India) Ltd., a division of Organon International, BV and AKZO-NOBEL, The Netherlands; HortResearch, New Zealand; USDA-ARS, HNRCA at Tufts University, Boston; The Smart Foods Centre, University of Wollongong, Australia; and Neptune Bio-Innovations Pty Ltd, Sydney. He has been involved for a long time in drug-development and functional food research & development and its commercialisation both in academic and industry domains.

He received a PhD in biomedical science from the University of Calcutta, India along with a BSc (Hons) and MSc degrees in Zoology/Microbiology, MPhil in Environmental Sciences.
He was involved with two big research-based consortia, Wellness Food and Nutrigenomics New Zealand, is a fellow of the American College of Nutrition, professional member of AIFST, a member of several editorial boards, serves as a distinguished advisor for the International Conference on Functional Foods for Chronic Diseases, USA; International Niigata Symposium on Diet & Health, Japan and is a research reviewer for the National Research Foundation, South Africa. He also lectures in the department of Complementary Medicine at the University of Western Sydney and Smart Foods Centre, University of Wollongong, Australia.

His research interest includes oxidative stress, bioactive, clinically proven functional food and natural medicine development, regulatory and scientific aspects of functional foods, nutraceuticals and herbal medicines.  

Dr. Ghosh has published more than 60 papers in peer reviewed journals, numerous articles in food and nutrition magazines and books. His recent books, “Biotechnology in functional foods and nutraceuticals”, & “Innovation of healthy and functional foods” by CRC Press have been published in 2010 and 2012, respectively.  His next book, "Clinical aspects of functional foods and nutraceuticals" is work-in-progress.  Dr. Ghosh is Review Editor, Frontiers in Nutrigenomics (2011 to present), American Journal of Advanced Food Science and Technology (2012 to present),  Associate Editor & member, Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods ,  Taylor & Francis, USA (2006-2007), Editorial board member, Panacea E-Newsletter, India; Guest Columnist of NutraScope, India.

Education

    Previously, he held positions in Organon (India) Ltd., a division of Organon International, BV and AKZO-NOBEL, The Netherlands; HortResearch, New Zealand; USDA-ARS, HNRCA at Tufts University, Boston; The Smart Foods Centre, University of Wollongong, & Neptune Bio-Innovation Pty Ltd, Australia. He is a fellow of American College of Nutrition and also in editorial board of several journals. Currently Dr. Ghosh is professionally involved with Soho-Flordis International, and Nutriconnect, Sydney, Australia; Honorary  Ambassador, Global Harmonization Initiative (GHI).

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Research interest includes oxidative stress, bioactive, clinically proven functional food and natural medicine development, regulatory and scientific aspects of functional foods, nutraceuticals and herbal medicines.

Personal Interests

    Travel; Writing; Music; Good Movie

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Books

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