Dr. Moitra obtained his Bachelorís, Masterís and Doctoral degree in Physiology from India and has worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology at Lund University, Sweden. At present, he is attached with Allergy and Asthma Research Centre in Kolkata as a Scientific Consultant. He was a receiver of the prestigious INSPIRE Fellowship from the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Government of India for doctoral research and many other academic awards and is a member of a number of international societies including the European Respiratory Society, European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and the Royal Society of Public Health. His research is primarily focussed to the occupational and environmental risk factors leading to obstructive and interstitial lung diseases. However, he has a wide range of research interest that includes physiological, immunological and molecular aspects of these diseases and also characterization of their risk factors. He is reviewer of several respiratory and occupational medicine journals and is a well-known author in the field of occupational lung disease.
Asthma, COPD, Interstitial lung disease, Lung physiology and pulmonary function tests, Airway cell and molecular biology, Public health related to respiratory disease, Occupational and environmental medicine (including but not limited to indoor and outdoor air pollution, workplace hazards, exposure science, respiratory health), Physiological, cellular and molecular aspects of respiratory diseases, Clinical trials drug development and therapy related to respiratory diseases.