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Board of Directors

Management Team: TeamMember

Suchi Acharya, PhD

Board Chairman

Dr. Suchismita Acharya is the Founding President of AyuVis Research. Prior to AyuVis, She spent 15 years in various leadership roles with  Alcon Labs (Novartis) and led projects from early stage to pre-clinical in glaucoma, AMD and anti-viral diseases.


She is an innovative scientist with the ambition of adding first in-class small molecules for ocular as well as anti bacterial/viral diseases to AyuVis’ research and drug discovery portfolio. She is a certified Project Manager and managed drug discovery projects from hit to lead, lead optimization and lead the project through phase-I-III clinical trials in humans.


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Charles Edmunds

Board Member

Mr. Edmonds has been a member of Cowtown angels for five years, is an experienced investor, serial entrepreneur, business mentor, consultant, and acquisition broker.  


He has served on the Executive Committee and/or Board of Directors of numerous corporations and Commissions in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, State of Texas, and continues to serve as Vice President and BOD member of the Fort Worth Life Sciences Coalition, Director of Trinity Metro, and Director of the joint TREAC committee with Dart.   He was a founder and CEO of the Accelerator for Convergent Technologies on the UTA Campus.


Gagan Acharya

Board Secretary

Gagan Acharya is the co-founder of AyuVis Research. He is a Chartered Accountant and an experienced IT professional with excellent knowledge over finance, accounting and business.


He has 20+ years of experience as a technology executive, in healthcare, investment, and mortgage industries.


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