Cletus D’Souza is a biomedical sciences researcher with a keen interest in the role of natural compounds in the prevention and treatment of chronic disease. Cletus has a Master of Science degree in Biochemistry and Nutrition, and a Ph.D in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
He has 24 years’ experience in diverse research areas that include microbial development and pathogenesis, bioinformatics of gene expression in the brain, bioinformatics of fungal genome analysis, and clinical research in integrative medicine. He strongly believes in the integration of complementary medicine with conventional medicine and the importance of bridging the gap between research and evidence-based clinical practice through sound clinical studies and knowledge translation.
He actively supports raising awareness of integrative medicine through patient and physician education and promotion of healthy lifestyle choices through community awareness efforts. Cletus teaches Biochemistry, Genetics and Epigenetics.