Villoo Morawala-Patell, Founder and CMD of Avesthagen Limited and The Avestagenome Projects, is an innovator, and a serial entrepreneur involved in international biotechnology development, academic and corporate leadership with a longstanding interest in global development.
Dr. Patell found Avesthagen Limited and The Avestagenome Project International. Avesthagen Limited is built around the convergence of food, pharma, environment-adjusted agriculture, and population genomics, leading to predictive, preventive, and personalized healthcare driven by a systems biology approach to population genetics and food security. The Avestagenome drug discovery company focusing on the global Zororastrian-Parsi Population for development of novel biomarkers and Drugs for cancers, neuro-degenerative conditions and rare disorders.
Dr. Patell is the recipient of many awards of international and national acclaim as a scientist and as an entrepreneur, including the French National Order from President Nikolas Sarkozy of France.