Team Nutrigenomics

Team Nutrigenomics

Welocity Scientific / Medical Advisory Board

Dr. Vimal Karani S

Associate Professor in Nutrigenetics & Nutrigenomics, University of Reading, UK; Programme Director for Food & Nutritional Sciences degree programmes, University of Reading, UK; Principal Investigator and Founder of the GeNuIne (Gene-Nutrient Interactions) Collaboration

Dr Vimal Karani did his post-doctoral training at the MRC Epidemiology unit (Cambridge, UK) and senior research fellowship at the University College London (UK). He has received advanced training in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK. He has an interdisciplinary academic background, with qualifications from Medical Genetics, Read More

Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology and Genetic Epidemiology. He has published extensively in areas related to nutrigenetics and non-communicable diseases and presently have more than 70 peer reviewed publications (in premier biomedical journals such as Nature Genetics, Lancet, BMJ, PLoS Medicine and PLoS Genetics) and book chapters. He has received significant global media attention for his work on nutrition, lifestyle and cardio-metabolic diseases and has given more than 150 invited talks in the last 6 years. He has received funds as a PI and Co-I from various funding bodies. His primary research interests focus on the investigation of gene-nutrient interactions on cardio-metabolic diseases using combined approaches from genetic epidemiology, statistical genetics and molecular biology. His long-term goal is to use the findings from observational studies to carry out human intervention studies with a view towards developing industrial collaborations to facilitate 'Personalized Nutrition'.

Dr. Brahma Singh

Dr. Brahma Singh, Padma Shree Awardee, Fellow National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (FNAAS), Fellow of National Academy of Biological Sciences (FNABS), Fellow of Indian Academy of Horticultural Sciences (FIAHS), Fellow of Indian Society of Vegetables Sciences (FISVS), Fellow of Association of Food Scientists & Technologists India (FAFSTI), Fellow of Bio-ved Society of India (FBVd), Fellow of International Society of Noni Science (FISNS), Honorary fellow of Indian Society of Agriculture Engineers (FISAE), Founder Chairman, Prof. Brahma Singh Horticulture Foundation, Delhi and Founder President, Indian Society for Protected Cultivation, New Delhi.

Dr. Singh is known for greening of Leh valley (Ladakh, UT) mainly making possible cultivation of almost all vegetables by developing innovative protective production technologies. It was considered impossible earlier because of harsh climate and lack of power source. Harnessing solar thermal energy in an innovative way for production of unknown vegetables has been his distinct Read More

contribution to Ladakh region benefitting Defense Forces deployed there, to have locally grown fresh foods and income to local tribal farmers.

Finding out huge natural growth of Seabuckthorn, a golden bush in cold desert of India - Ladakh, as a storehouse of nutrition and architecting commercialization of Leh berry beverage out of its pulp are remarkable achievements of Dr. Singh which have been mentioned by Honorable Prime Minister of India Sh Narendra D. Modi. As a result of his maiden research and development endeavor on Seabuckthorn, the plant got its Hindi name as Brahmphal to acknowledge his association with this plant.

In 1980s Prof. Singh made his significant contribution in designing and production of space foods for first Indo-Russian space flight while serving at Defense Food Research Laboratory, Mysore.

Dr. Singh had been Officer on Special Duty (Horticulture) at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi where he developed herbal gardens and wrote two coffee table books namely Roses of Rashtrapati Bhawan and Trees of Rashtrapati Bhawan under the guidance of the then President of India, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam besides publishing more than 150 research papers, review and other articles and six books. Dr Singh, at present is active in promoting protected cultivation, vertical farming and precision farming involving future farming technologies like soilless farming - hydroponics, aeroponics, aquaponics and others.

He was born in Village Palari, district Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India on 15 December 1941. Educated at Rashtriya High School, Shahpur, 1957-59; Jat Inter College Muzaffarnagar, 1959-61; GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar 1961-66; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1966-70, to obtain B. Sc (Hons) Ag & A H; 1964; M.Sc. Ag (Hort.) 1966; Ph.D. (Hort.); 1970, respectively and served at Haryana agriculture University Hisar as assistant professor and laboratories of Defense Research and Development Organization as scientist and director.

Dr. Nikhil Baljekar

MS (Bom), F.C.P.S (Bom.), MRCS (Edinburgh), Diploma in Urology (Israel) Surgeon and Urologist since 1987.

Dr. Nikhil is a Consultant Surgeon and Urologist in practice for over 33 years. He has been the proprietor of his own 25-bed hospital between 1987 to 2014 at Belgaum, Karnataka where he was also visiting Consultant to ESI hospital, Daksahta Critical Care Centre. In 2014, he returned to Mumbai and since 2015 he has been associated with Inlaks General Hospital, Chembur, Mumbai as Director Surgery (2015-2017), visiting Consultant Surgeon (2017-19) and is currently the Medical Director & Consultant Surgeon. Read More

He has been a medical practitioner with a difference, sternly propagating the patient-centric ethical medical practise and has been a live example of his philosophy. He, besides his main profession of surgery, also has been a prolific speaker in various trade forums, an Independent Technical & Financial Analyst, NSE Certified Market Professional, Member of AMFI, IRDA License holder, Associate of Indian Institute of Insurance and a MDRT member.

Prof. Dr. Mahendra Y. Sawant

M.B.B.S., M.D., M.M.Sc - Diabetology., Ph.D., M.C.P.S., D.I.M (CPS, Mumbai)., D. Diabetology (U.K)., Fellowship in Diabetes (U.K)

Prof. Dr. Mahendra Sawant is a renowned Diabetologist in Mumbai, who is well known for managing complicated diabetes cases and uncontrolled diabetes mellitus. Prof. Dr. Sawant is the Founder and Director of Dr. Sawant's Diabetes Care Centre located in Borivali (East) and Borivali (West), Mumbai. He has over 30 years of experience in Medical Practice. He has three Ph.D's to his credits.


MD (Ayu), Ayurvedic Consultant, Pulse Reader (Naadi Vaidya)

Dr. Sumita is a well-qualified Western and Ayurveda medicine doctor as well as an expert pulse reader working in India, USA, Canada, UK, Tanzania, Dubai, Lebanon and many European Countries. She frequently visits western countries for pulse reading, diet & lifestyle advice, and to deliver lectures on the benefits of Ayurveda. She treats challenging chronic patients from a common man to celebrities with remarkable and measurable results. Hundreds of babies are born across the globe in challenging cases of infertility. Read More

She has been invited as principle speaker in naturopathy schools in USA, has done numerous radio shows and TV interviews across the world. In her illustrious career she has donned multiple roles as a medical officer, professor, writer, author, key-note speaker, Ayurveda medicine formulator and manufacturer and a mindful social-conscious philanthropist.

Dr. Ravi Wairagade

B.H.M.S, MS (Psych & Counselling), PG Hom (London), SCPH (Predictive) Neurological, Genetic Diseases Brain & Cancer Specialist, NeuroGenomics Health Transformation Expert

Dr. Ravi is an internationally acclaimed holistic homoeopathic physician, speaker, trainer and health transformation coach with a patient first approach. He is an Ex. Lecturer, Department of Organon of Medicine & Homoeopathic Philosophy, Nagpur College of Homoeopathy & Biochemistry, Nagpur, Practising as Consulting Scientific Homoeopath & Family Physician Since 1996, Read More

Nagpur, internationally acclaimed as a speaker and trainer in Homoeopathy. He has been a speaker at various events, workshops and seminars. He is a certified and experienced in Psychotherapy and Counselling and specialised in treating genetic, incurable, hopeless and critical diseases with knowledge of all useful modalities of treatment. In his 19 years of rich clinical experience, he has successfully treated thousands of patients helping them attain desirable health even from most hopeless situations. Thinking Beyond Medicine is his prime philosophy where patients needs and diseases are considered as primary decision makers in selecting a treatment plan.



Qualified from Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital Mumbai, Dr. Kishore Shah is a renowned practising radiologist & sinologist for the last 33 years. His set-up provides facilities like Xray, Sonography, Advanced Dental Xrays, CT scan, MRI, ECG and pathology. Having treated thousands of patients and witnessing their agony, Dr. Kishore developed an intense passion for creating a disease-free world through natural ways and hence has been a vocal advocate of complementary medical therapies, Read More

balanced nutrition and now predictive genomic wellness. He is committed to spread genomic wellness awareness through word of mouth, social proof like testimonies and continuously exploring a wide range of health forums.