Dr Swami(nathan) Subramaniam, is a physician, pharmacologist, neuroscientist, corporate R&D executive and most recently an entrepreneur. After his medical degree from Madras University (India), he completed postgraduate training in Clinical Pharmacology at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (Chandigarh, India) and his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, USA). After his doctoral work, he pursued a career in research at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda (Maryland, USA). His research career spanning two decades covered interests in neuroscience (pharmacology of excitatory neurotransmitters in the brain), epilepsy and stroke.
After several senior-level positions in Pharmaceutical R&D in India, Swami is pursuing an entrepreneurial interest with a start-up he has founded. Swami has published his work extensively in the scientific literature. Mastering Sleep is his first book for a general audience.