Born in Kathmandu, Dr KC earned his MBBS from Dhaka University Bangladesh
and subsequently joined Bir Hospital, the oldest hospital in Nepal to work as
Medical officer in Liver Unit. After working for about 3 years at Bir, Dr. KC moved
to Japan for residency program at Department of Medicine of Chiba University
Graduate School of Medicine, where he received an opportunity to work under
Professor Kunio Okuda, a very well-known figure in Hepatology. During his
tenure as a resident, he conducted many successful research projects eventually
leading to earning PhD.
Since then Dr. KC has been working at National Academy of Medical Sciences, where he currently holds positions of Professor of Hepatology and Coordinator of DM Hepatology program. Dr. KC is credited with his tremendous contributions in Clinical Sciences in Nepal and is considered to be the pioneer of many procedures including Interventional Hepatology. He is member of different Clinical societies like EASL, APASL, INASL. Dr. KC is an Executive member of SASL and currently holds the post of President of NASL, the Liver society of Nepal. He has about 50 publications under his name. He served as Editor of JNMA from 2007 till 2010 and is in editorial board of different international journal including World Journal of Gastroenterology.
As a part of social responsibility, he has co-founded Ek Ek Paila with like minds after mega earthquake in May 2015 AD. He is involved in organizing free health camps in remote places of Nepal providing free diagnosis and treatment (both medical and surgical). The organization is also involved in different health projects and Dr KC heads the project of Hepatitis B elimination from hilly regions of Nepal.
Dr. Ramila Shilpakar received her undergraduate and MD (Internal Medicine)
degree from Kathmandu University, Nepal. She completed her DM (Medical
Oncology) from the National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS), Nepal.
She acquired international training from USA and Canada. Recently She
succeeded in securing the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Editorial Fellowship program. Dr. Shilpakar is currently working as Consultant
Medical Oncologist at Bir hospital under the Government of Nepal.
She is an Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology at NAMS and is actively involved with teaching and training. Dr. Shilpakar is actively working with various national and international organizations to improve cancer care in Nepal. She has many national and international awards in her account throughout her career for academic and professional excellence like Ratna Vidya Padak, ASCO International Development, and Education Award, and American Society of Hematology Global Research Award to name a few. She has been involved with cancer-related research including NIH funding and has several publications. Her primary focus of interest is Global Oncology and addressing health care disparities in cancer care in low and middle-income countries.
Dr. Kurmi received his undergraduate degree from Tribhuwan University, Nepal
, and Ph.D. in Public Health from the University of Aberdeen, UK. He completed his
post-doctoral training at the University of Birmingham, UK, in the Institute of
occupational medicine. He worked as a Senior Scientist in Respiratory
Epidemiology at the Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit,
Nuffield Department of Population Health, the University of Oxford, UK.
He worked as an Assistant Professor in Respiratory Epidemiology in the
Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. Currently, he is working as an Associate Professor in Epidemiology and Evidence-based Healthcare Research at Coventry University. He is the chair of the Respiratory Epidemiology Group (6.01) of the European Respiratory Society and the Fellows of the Royal Society of Public Health. He has worked in several large prospective cohorts across all geographical regions, including in biobank studies. His primary research expertise is Respiratory Epidemiology and Environmental Health Epidemiology, and he has been teaching observational research methods and problem-based learning to undergraduate and postgraduate students. He has set up a family cohort in two regions of Nepal to understand the major determinants of health, particularly lung health in children.
Mr. Gautam received his undergraduate degree from Pokhara University,
Nepal and received M.S in Genetics through NOMA Scholarship from Colombo
University, Sri Lanka in collaboration with Oslo University, Norway. He then
joined the National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS), Bir Hospital as
Genetic Scientist established the very first genetic laboratory at
the government level in Nepal back in 2015. He is the co-founder
of Decode Genomics and Research Centre, where he has established many
protocols to test infectious and genetic diseases prevalent in Nepal.
He was appointed as a genetic diagnosis consultant by the Ministry of Health and Population, (MoHP) Nepal during the COVID-19 pandemic. During the pandemic, he worked for the establishment of COVID-19 PCR testing laboratories across the country and was awarded presidential “JANA SEWA SHREE “ award for this his contribution to confronting COVID-19 in Nepal.
Center for Regenerative Medicine is a registered organization established with the goal to produce lifesaving next-generation medicines in Nepal. It comprises a team of Nepalese professionals coming from scientific, clinical, diagnostic, and public health backgrounds.