Kasturi Mahadik

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Dr Kasturi Mahadik is a scientist and science communicator.

She leads the Centre for Predictive Human Model Systems, a premier science and policy centre that advocates for human-relevant research in India.

Her work involves engaging with scientists to drive confidence in human-centric technologies, with multi-stakeholders to reform policies, with students to drive educational programs and with the public to advance perceptions.

Kasturi’s long-standing interest in this area is built on foundational work (PhD) in health and disease at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and stem cell biology at Universite Paris Cite, France.