Navin B. Rajesh

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Navin B. Rajesh

Current Position

I work as Senior Research Associate in the Department of Toxicology of the New Drug Discovery Division at Orchid Research Laboratories Ltd. a globally recognised, integrated pharmaceutical company based in the city of Chennai in India. I am equipped to conduct both in vitro and in vivo toxicity studies in compliance with the Principles of Good Laboratory Practice.


  • Currently pursuing Ph.D at Madras University in Life Sciences, India
  • 1995, M.Sc., Madras Christian College, Madras University, India
  • 1993, B.Sc., Madurai Kamaraj University, India

Current Research Focus

1 In Vivo and In Vitro Toxicology

A research focused on culture and use of extended human lymphocyte cultures to be used for in vitro comet, chromosomal aberrations and micronucleus assays

2 Clinical Biochemistry

Anticipating findings on the glucose utilisation of blood cells at different time points and varying temperatures in vitro

3 Regulatory Toxicology

In vitro and In vivo toxicological profiling and evaluation of new chemical entities as well as generic drugs


  1. Shiv Kumar Agarwal; Upendra Bhatnagar; Navin Rajesh; Acute and Genotoxic Profile of a Dimeric Impurity of Cefotaxime. International Journal of Toxicology, Volume 23, Issue 1 January 2004 , pages 41 – 45.

Contact Info

Navin B. Rajesh

Orchid Research Laboratories Ltd.

476/14, Old Mahabalipuram Road


Chennai, Tamilnadu, India - 600119

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