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chemist , pharmaceutical executive

Ramesh Chandra Pandey, Indian chemist, pharmaceutical executive. Named Readers Choice Chief Executive Officer of Year, Columbia Broadcasting System Marketwatch.com, 2006; recipient P. Ray Memorial award, Indian Chemical Society, 2006, Lifetime Achievement award, President HE Route Sir. A. Jugnauth, Mauritius, 2009.


Pandey, Ramesh Chandra was born on November 5, 1938 in Naugaon, Uttarakhand, India. Arrived in United States, 1967. Son of Gauri Dutt and Jivanti Pandey.


Bachelor of Science, University Allahabad, India, 1958. Master of Science, University Gorakhpur, India, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, University Poona, India, 1965.


Junior research fellow Council for Scientific and Industrial Research National Chemical Laboratory, Poona, 1960-1964, research officer, 1965-1967, scientist organic division, 1970-1972. Research associate department chemistry University Illinois, Urbana, 1967-1970, visiting scientist, 1972-1977. Senior scientist fermentation program National Cancer Institute Frederick (Maryland) Cancer Research Facility, 1977-1982, head chemical section, 1982-1983.

Senior scientist Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago, Illinois, 1983-1984. President Xechem, Inc., Melrose Park, 1984-1990, president, Chief Executive Officer, director technical development New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1990—2003. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, president Xechem International Inc., 1994—2004, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, 2004—2007.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, president Xetapharm Inc., 1996—2007. Chairman President G.D. Pandey Ayurvedic University, since 2001. Chairman & president TREC Pharmaceutical International Ltd.

Consultant Washington University School Medicine, St. Louis, 1976-1985, LyphoMed, Inc., Melrose Park, 1984-1985. Visiting professor Waksman Institute Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, 1984-1986. Member life science advisory board NJTC, since 1999.

Member statewide advisory committee board managers New Jersey Agricultural Experimental Station, Rutgers State University New Jersey in Biotechnology, 2002—2010. Founder G.D. Padney Ayurvedic University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 2001.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board International Journal Antibiotics, since 1986. Patentee graft thin layer chromatography. Several United States and international patents for the isolation and purification of antiobiotics and anticancer agents.


Member Middlesex County (New Jersey) Work Force Investment Board, 1999-2005. Member advisory committee for science transfer and science technical program Middlesex County College, Edison, New Jersey, 1999-2001. Fellow Royal Society Tropical Medicine & Hygine.

Member American Society Microbiology (emeritus member), American Society Mass Spectrometry, American Association Cancer Research, American Society Hospital Pharmacists, American Society Pharmacognosy, Society Industrial Microbiology, New York Academy of Sciences, American Council Medicinally Active Plants, Indian Science Congress Association, American Academy Ayurvedic Medicine (founder, executive trustee), Rotary Club (Paul Harris fellow since 1996, president New Brunswick club 1999-2000, Named Readers Choice Chief Executive Officer of Year CBSMarketwatch.com, 2006 ).


Gauri Dutt

Jivanti Pandey