Dr Sivakumar Joghi Thatha Gowder received his academic training and carried out his research in institutions of high academic ranking in India and US (University of Madras -Chennai, India; All India Institute of Medical Sciences -New Delhi, India; UT Southwestern Medical Center -Dallas, TX, US; LSH Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, US and University of Pittsburg School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, US). Sivakumar served as a faculty member at the medical / health sciences universities in the Caribbean and Saudi Arabia. Currently, he is working as a faculty member of Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam; consultant for many concerns in foreign nations; director of pharma and education management agencies; and brand ambassador of a corporate sector in India. Sivakumar won prizes and awards in different levels of his academic career. He developed his own methods and techniques relevant to his research disciplines and also in the area of education and published several journal articles and book chapters; and edited and authored several books. Currently, he serves as an author and editor of books; editorial member and reviewer for journals; advisory board member of international organizations and external examiner of doctoral thesis work for international universities. He has been elected as a fellow of prestigious international scientific organizations. Sivakumar has also served as an invited speaker and chairperson for international conferences
Research interests of Prof. Dr. Sivakumar Gowder are Nutritional biochemistry; Food toxicology; Vitamin transport; Phosphate and calcium metabolism/transport. Free radical biology -oxidative stress and cellular injury. Signaling pathway; Cellular transport and pharmacological binding; Alcohol/drug metabolism; Xenobiotic biotransformation. Cell culture studies and cellular assays; Surgery-cellular growth and hypertrophy. Pathological/clinical diagnosis; Clinical biochemistry; Neurochemistry, Genetics, and molecular markers; General toxicological/carcinogenic evaluation; Anticancer drugs – activity/ toxicity; Molecular evaluation of toxicity and diseases. Development of methods and techniques. Medical education; Scientific / Medical communications.