Speaker's Profile 

JLN Sastry

Vice President/Head of Healthcare Research, Dabur India Ltd.

JLN Sastry hails from a traditional Ayurveda family from Kakinada in India. He is currently the Vice President/Head of Healthcare Research for Dabur India Ltd. He has been associated with Dabur for almost a decade. Sastry has 28 years of clinical practice, teaching and research experience in the field of Ayurveda. He has a PhD in Ayurveda and is a gold medallist both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He is also the 2010 recipient of the Charak International Award from the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA).

Sastry has authored 13 books covering various aspects of Ayurveda. He has participated in more than 100 national and international seminars and has over 40 publications in reputed journals, magazines, and newspapers. He has also given radio talks, TV interviews and guest lectures at various prestigious institutes. He has filed 10 patents of which six are published and two are technology patents. He is presently working on “Prevention and Management of Diabetes through Ayurveda”. 

Sastry is Member of US Pharmacopoeia, Herbal Medicine Compendium, the US; Executive Member of the AYUSH Committee in Hyderabad, India; Member of the AYUSH Committee of ASCI, Mumbai, India; Co-Chair of the AYUSH Committee, New Delhi, India; Executive Member, Ayurveda Committee, New Delhi, India; Executive Member, AYUSH Committee, New Delhi, India; Executive Member of the Ayurvedic Drug Manufacturers Association, Mumbai, India; and Joint Secretary, Association for Manufacturers of Ayurvedic Medicines, New Delhi, India.