CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology
Dr Anurag Agrawal is Director of the CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology. After completing graduate medical education at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi (1994), he further trained in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA (2003), followed by a PhD in Physiology from Delhi University. His primary research is in respiratory biology and broader interests are in smart deployment of emerging technologies towards healthcare, where he serves on national think tanks, co-chairs the Lancet and Financial Times commission on Governing Health Futures, and serves on related expert groups at the World Health Organisation and Global Partnership for Artificial Intelligence. He received the Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Prize, the highest govt scientific award of India, in 2014, and is an elected fellow of the Indian National Science Academy and the Indian Academy of Sciences.