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Dr H. M. Lal's Profile:
One of the senior most respected professionals and luminaries of the Indian pharmaceutical and clinical research industry. Has over 40years of clinical and clinical research experience.
An outstanding alumnus of Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, he subsequently pursued his higher education in U.K, where he worked as a physician at Guy’s hospital, London and cardiologist at Brook’s hospital, London. He initially obtained M.R.C.P (UK) and was subsequently conferred F.R.C.P. He was also awarded Ph.D for his work on anti-tubercular drugs from London university.
Other outstanding honours and fellowships include F.I.C.P by the Indian College of Physicians, Rustom Jal Patel Memorial Oration at GMC, Mumbai, Searle award for excellence in clinical research etc. and many more; the latest being elected as a Fellow of the Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences.
A Founder-Fellow of the Indian College of Cardiology and the Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine and Faculty council member of Indian college of Physicians; he is also the Chairman of the Association of Physicians of India [API], (Hyderabad chapter).
He is also a life- member of number of other medical bodies like RSSDI, Indian society of Gastroenterology [ISG], Indian Society of Clinical Pharmacology, Cardiological Society of India [CSI]. Indian academy of Pediatrics, Indian Rheumatology association.
He was the chairman for an International conference on Clinical pharmacology and conducted C.M.E programmes globally in various countries& in rural areas as well.
He joined the pharmaceutical industry in London with G.D.Searle(International) and then moved to India to take care of clinical research and corporate medical services in Asia including India, Pakistan, Srilanka ; Middle-east, Far east, Africa , Turkey and Iran as their Regional Medical Director from 1967- 1989 was involved in numerous clinical research projects, C.M.E. programmes and seminars globally.
He later joined Glaxo- Smithkline as Senior Vice President- Medical affairs and Clinical research and Head of the Clinical Pharmacology Unit till 1995.
He returned to his roots in 1995 when he was appointed as the Senior VP- Clinical research& Medical Affairs, at Dr Reddy's labs, looking after medical affairs, training programmes and conduct of C.M.E.PROGRAMMES for the group in India, Far East, Russia, China, Latin America till 2002.
He is presently guiding Indigene Pharma International, A Boston based group in clinical research and medical affairs in its R&D efforts as a Senior Consultant and Chief medical advisor.
He has contributed to chapters in books and original articles in various peer reviewed, national and international journals and has over 30 publications.
F.R.C.P; F.I.C.P.;F.I.C.C; F.I.A.C.M, F.I.C.A. Ph.D(London)
Indigene Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.,
No. 46, Road No. 14,
Hyderabad - 500034. India.
Phone: + 91+40+23487000
Email- hmlal @yahoo.com