Dr. P.V. Mohanan working as Scientist-G & Head, Toxicology Division, Biomedical Technology Wing, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Govt. of India. He is a visiting Professor at Toyo University, Japan and a Visiting Researcher at Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre, Japan. Dr. Mohanan is an Expert Committee Member for approval of Core Support Proposal/projects and other projects having a budget of over One Crore, under SEED Division, Department of Science & Technology (GoI), New Delhi. He is also an Expert Committee Member on Scheme for selection of Young Scientists and Technologists (SYST), Department of Science & Technology (GoI), New Delhi. Dr. Mohanan has a Post doctoral experience from the University of Tsukuba, Japan and Doctoral degree from the University of Kerala. As a toxicologist at SCTIMST with more than 28 years of experience, he has been intimately associated with all the medical devices/technologies developed at SCTIMST. As a Scientist, he has established his own area of research and pursued them with several externally funded projects as Principal Investigator. He has made significant contributions for the development of medical device industry and medical device regulations in India, and India getting GLP membership in OECD countries. He is a senior most GLP Inspector (1st Batch GLP Inspectors course in 2003) of the country and a Certified Biological Safety Specialist (USA). He received several national and international awards and honors like, certificate of appreciation from the Hon. Minister of Science and Technology, Govt. of India for the contribution to India getting full adherent status on GLP from OECD, JSPS Fellowship, JSPS Bridge Fellowship, Country Correspondent for the World Library of Toxicology, Senior Toxicologist Fellowship from IUTOX, USA. Dr. Mohanan was the Secretary General of Society of Toxicology, India and presently he is the General Secretary of Indian JSPS Alumni Association. He is a Fellow of Society of Toxicology, Fellow of Society of Applied Biotechnology and Fellow of Academy of Sciences for animal welfare. He has authored 143 peer reviewed full papers, 4 book chapters, edited 3 books and 4 conference proceedings.
Toxicology; Bio compatibility Studies of Materials and Medical devices; Toxicity of tissue engineered medical products; Regulatory Toxicology.