Currently Professor Gupta is National Advisor to the Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare). Dr. S K Gupta was formerly Head, Department of Pharmacology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and has been Dean & Director General Institute of Clinical Research (India), which is one of the premier and pioneering Institute in the country. He is the founder of WHO National Pharmacovigilance Center at AIIMS. Dr. Gupta has been expert-member of a number of committees of DST, DBT, CSIR and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare; Govt. of India. He has been visiting Professor to several prestigious universities in UK, USA, Germany and Japan. In recognition of his outstanding contributions Dr. Gupta has been conferred the “Lifetime Achievement Award in Cardiovascular Sciences’’ and ‘‘Distinguished Services Award in Cardiovascular Science, Medicine and Surgery’’ by IACS, Canada and also “Human Care Award of The Millennium” for Excellence in Medical Profession and Care of Masses, by Eye Care Awareness Foundation, New Delhi. Dr. Gupta have thirteen national and international patents to his credit based on his research. Dr. Gupta is President of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research-India Chapter and International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences. Dr. Gupta has published more than 250 research papers and edited and authored seventeen books some of them include ‘Basic Principles of Clinical Research’, ‘Textbook on Pharmacovigilance’, ‘Drug Screening Methods’ etc. He has guided more than 140 postgraduate students. He is elected fellow of IPS (India), ISER (USA), IACS (Canada) and FRSC (Romania). Dr. Gupta has been awarded several research grants from DST, DBT, CSIR, ICMR and UK India Education Research Initiative (UKIERI) Educational grant this year to work on management of diabetes and its complications. Dr. Gupta is responsible for establishing Ocular Pharmacology and Clinical Research education in the country.
Ocular Pharmacology therapeutics. My research in the area of Diabetic Retinopathy and Catract.