head of laboratory of plant biopolymers
Tbilisi State Medical University Institute of Pharmacochemistry
2006 up to date he is the head of laboratory of plant biopolymers at the Tbilisi State Medical University Institute of Pharmacochemistry. 1978 and 1999 has completed his Ph.D and D.Sci. at the ages of 33 and 54 years from Zelinsky Instiute of Organic Chemistry, Moscow, Russia and Durmishidze Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Tbilisi, Georgia, respectively. 1996 and 2002 he has been a visiting scientist at Utrecht University (faculty of pharmacy), The Netherlands, by University Scholarship and The Netherlands organization for scientific research (NWO) Scholarship Scientific Program, respectively. He is the author and co-author of more than 76 papers in peer-reviewed journals, about 62 presentations at international scientific meetings, and 2 patents.
Chemistry and Biological activity of Plant Macromolecules; Chemistry of natural products; Immunomodulatory, Antioxidant, Antiinflammatory, Wound-healing and Anticancer properties of Biomacromolecules.