Dr Pavan Asalapuram
EMPE Diagnostics AB
Dr Pavan Asalapuram is a scientist-cum-entrepreneur, who’s passion is to provide ‘simple solutions to the complex health-care problems’. He is interested to develop cost-effective but reliable biomedical diagnostics that can be of ‘real-use to the needy’. Pavan’s interest spans around the tropical bacterial/viral diseases with a special focus on drug-resistant tuberculosis, sexually transmitted infections.
Pavan is a pharmacist by education and trained biotechnologist, desired to develop novel molecular diagnostic methods. After the formal graduate education from Madras Medical College and Anna University in India, Pavan moved to Sweden and worked as a researcher in world’s top universities/research organisations like Royal Institute of Technology-KTH, Stockholm University, Karolinska University and SciLifeLab, which is the Swedish national center for molecular biosciences with focus on health and environmental research.