Dr. Saranya Narayan M.D
Dr.Saranya Narayan, Founder and Medical Director, was born and brought up in Chennai. She did her MBBS (1982) and her MD (1985) in Microbiology from the Madras Medical College.
Co-Founder & Medical Director
An avid reader, writer, music lover and cook, Dr. Saranya is also the author of a book “What’s up, Doc” published in July 2004.
Dr. Srinivasan Periathiruvadi MDDr. Srinivasan Periathiruvadi MD , was born in Tuticorin and after completing his schooling in Tuticorin, he joined the Kilpauk Medical College Chennai, in 1970. Having graduated with distinction, he did his Senior Residency at the Government General Hospital Chennai, and then joined the Madras Medical College for his MD in Internal Medicine. His long and illustrious medical career saw him serve as full-time Physician at C S I Rainy Hospital, Chennai, Senior Registrar in Internal Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology at University Medical School, Aberdeen, Scotland UK. He was also a recipient of Commonwealth Foundation Fellowship in 1984.
Co-Founder & Chairman
He is a member of several professional organizations. He held several positions such as resource person for WHO (SEARO), NACO (Blood safety), President Indian Society of Blood Transfusion and Immunohaematology (Tamilnadu) and Secretary, Association of British Scholars (ABS), Member, National Apex Committee For Stem Cell Research and Therapy, Ministry of Health, Government of India, Member, Drafting Committee for Regulating Cord Blood and Other Stem Cell Banking, Ministry of Health, Government of India.
Srinivasan is a prominent speaker in his area of specialty and has published several articles in leading medical journals.
Currently, Dr.Srinivasan is promoting the need for Public Cord Blood banking and the need for a Public Stem Cell Bank in India. To help Indians across the world get quick and affordable access to matching stem cells for treatment of blood cancers and Thalassemia. His endeavors and the support of corporate sponsors, the Rotary and community at large, have helped Jeevan Stem Cell Bank become a reality.