Team

Ravi Kumar Muttineni

DR. RAVI KUMAR MUTTINENI

Founder & CSO

EDUCATION: Ph.D. in Computational Biology (Osmania University)
M. Pharmacy (Andhra University)
B. Pharmacy (Gulbarga University)

PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

Dr. Ravi Kumar Muttineni is a Ph.D. graduate in Computational Chemistry. He is a passionate and innovative research scientist who is having 19+ years of experience in drug discovery using Computational Chemistry. He worked in GVK Bio for few years then joined Schrodinger, world-class computational chemistry & related software provider for drug discovery. Dr. Ravi worked in Shrodinger for almost a decade.

Out of his passion for drug discovery, he found Immunocure with the aim of helping organizations to accelerate their drug discovery and development projects by becoming the most trusted CRO service partner.

Dr. Ravi Kumar has about 72 publications and more than half of them are listed on ResearchGate.


Dr. Sumana Ghosh

DR. SUMANA GHOSH

Director – Medicinal Chemistry

EDUCATION:

Postdoc: University of Massachusetts, USA
Postdoc: University of Joseph Fourier, France
Ph.D. in Bioorganic Chemistry (Indian Institute of Sciences – IISc Bangalore)
Masters in Bioorganic Chemistry (IISc Bangalore)
BSc Chemistry (University of Calcutta)

PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

Twelve years experience in Research and Development, Drug discovery, formulation development, and patent analysis. Strong background in strategic planning and executing drug discovery projects starting from in silico design, design of new structural scaffolds, Hit identification, Hit to Lead optimization, IP, and pre-clinical study plan till licensing stage. Published scientific findings in many peer-reviewed journals and patents. Inventor of fifteen granted global patent applications in the areas of Bio-organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, and Novel Drug Delivery. Highly creative and experienced in leading and motivating the team with high integrity & an energetic leader with proven skills in delivering projects within the stipulated time.


BDL Nagesh

NAGESH BDL

Co-founder & CEO

EDUCATION: Entrepreneurship Essentials (Harvard Business School)
MS Information Tech (the University of Western Sydney – DO)
B. Pharmacy (Gulbarga University)

PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

A serial entrepreneur having multiple business and creative experiences including pharma, technology, beauty, and films.

Having lived and worked in India, Australia, Malaysia, and the United Kingdom, he brings expert business management, technology, and communication skills.


Dr. Kranthi Raj Kodamala

DR. KRANTHI RAJ K

Co-founder & VP

EDUCATION: Postdoc: Delhi University
Ph.D. in Computational Chemistry (Acharya Nagarjuna University)

PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

12 years of experience in Computer-Aided Drug Discovery. Has discovered many molecules with a nanomolar activity that are patentable and published papers in almost all the famous publishing groups.


Dr. Linga Reddy Panyala

DR. LINGA REDDY PANYALA

Associate Director – Chemistry

    EDUCATION: Postdoc: IIT Bombay
    Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry (University of Delhi)

    PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

    12 years of chemical synthesis experience.


    Naveen Parupalli

    NAVEEN PARUPALLI

    CFO

    EDUCATION: M Pharma (Long Island University, USA)

    PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

    Naveen is a highly successful Indo-American pharmaceutical business leader who is successfully running a pharma retail chain in the US and a manufacturing plant in India called Assurgen. He has recently partnered with an Austria-based pharma giant G L Pharma GmbH.


    Murali Chand Ginjupalli

    MURALI CHAND GINJUPALLI

    CMO

    EDUCATION:
    M Pharma Pharmaceutical Marketing & Management (Long Island University, USA)
    M Pharma Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (Andhra University)

    PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

    Murali has got a vast experience and exposure in the Pharma sector. He is running a chain of pharma retail stores in the US.


    Prashant Kanuru

    PRASHANT KANURU

    VP

    EDUCATION: MBS (Management Development Institute)

    PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

    12 years of financial management experience.


    Chaitanya Pallapothula

    CHAITANYA PALLAPOTHULA

    Technology Advisory Board

    EDUCATION: M. Tech: IIT Kharagpur (Simulation, Optimization and Control)

    PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

    Chaitanya a.k.a Chai is an innovation enthusiast who is a Technologist at heart and an Entrepreneur at execution. He has worked for a range of companies from startups to Fortune #1 companies. Chai is currently at Tailored Brands, shaping the strategic technical direction of the company and transforming technology for the next generation retail – the world of connected commerce.

    While at Walmart Labs, Chai has led Walmart’s first Hack Day, which laid the foundation for innovative thinking. Before joining Tailored Brands, Chai had led the effort to build the eCommerce platform for Levis and built the Digital team ground up. Currently working on establishing the lean development practices and teams for the organization to transform the delivery model with a focus on experimentation and customer testing that will bring a huge impact to the ROI for projects.


    Kiran Nimishakavi

    KIRAN NIMISHAKAVI

    Technology Advisory Board

    EDUCATION: MS Computer Applications (JNTU)

    PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

    Kiran Nimashakavi is a Data guru. He is currently working as Head of Data Engineering @ Realogy. He is instrumental in building their next-gen data platform on AWS. Prior to Realogy, he worked for several technology startups and big enterprise companies like BEA (acquired by Oracle).


    Malathy Kilaru

    DR. KILARU MALATHY

    Scientific Advisory Board

    EDUCATION: Doctor of Medicine (Haematology & Oncology – Henry Ford Health System)
    Doctor of Medicine (University of Michigan Medical School)

    PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

    Malathy Kilaru, MD is a specialist in Hematology, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Medical Oncology at Henry Ford Health System, Michigan.


    Rambabu Gundla

    DR. RAMBABU GUNDLA

    Scientific Advisory Board

    EDUCATION: Postdoc in Pharmacology: University of Southern California
    Ph.D. in Chemistry (Osmania University)

    PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

    Prof. Rambabu Gundla has been working as head of the department of chemistry, GITAM University, Hyderabad since 2014. He worked as a research scientist at GVK Biosciences Private Limited, Hyderabad, India. After completing his postdoctoral research fellow, he again joined as a principal scientist at GVK BIO. His area of interest is small-molecule drug design and development. He has more than 60 publications and three patents to his credit in the area of medicinal chemistry and computer-aided drug design studies including SAR and QSAR, Scaffold hopping, ADME, pharmacophore generation, molecular dynamics, docking simulations, and virtual library screening. Currently, he is working on two SERB-DST-sponsored projects and guiding 12 students for the Ph.D. program.


    Ananth Tellabati

    DR. ANANTH TELLABATI

    Scientific Advisory Board

    EDUCATION: Ph.D. in Microbiology & Immunology (University of Leicester, UK)

    PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

    Dr. Ananth is a young and enthusisastic data scientist working for Lloyds in the UK. He is enriched with both science and technology backgrounds.


    Hanumatha Rao Polisetty

    Hanumatha Rao Polisetty

    Financial Advisory Board

      EDUCATION: Registered Chartered Accountant

      PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

      PH Rao is one of the most experienced practicing chartered accounts in Hyderabad, India. He has been working with several private and government small-medium-big organizations for more than 40 years.


      Edara Srinivasa Rao (Edara seenu)

      Srinivasa Rao Edara

      Financial Advisory Board

      EDUCATION: Registered Chartered Accountant

      PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

      Srinivas Edara has more than 20 years of experience in financial management, budgetary controls, and financial advisory. He previously worked in GMR Ferro Alloys as Finance Manager and later moved to UAE in 2005.
      Currently, He is working as CFO & Advisory to the chairman of Abudhabi local family group engaged in medical equipment trading, food Ttading, and education institutions.
      Prior to this assignment, he had worked as head of finance in the private office of the UAE finance minister, engaged in Real Estate and Hospitality.

      Srinivas is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Fellow member of “Institute of Chartered Accountant of India”.


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