About Our Team

Prof. Dr A.S. Naidu

Director General - Global

A.S. ‘Narain’ Naidu, PhD (Medicine), FACN, FLS is a medical microbiologist / immunologist with 40+  years of scientific expertise in food safety, human metabolism, and nutritional healthcare. Currently, he is the Director-General of ‘Mission-COVID and heads the Global Nutrition Healthcare Council’.  Dr. Naidu’s pioneering research on epidemiology, pathophysiology, genomics / metabolomics of SARS CoV-2 pathogen is widely recognized. His ongoing work with a coalition of international scientists,  involves developing biomarkers and interventions to reset virus-inflicted iron (Fe)-redox dysregulation  (FeRD), mitochondrial dysfunction (m-Dys), and chronic COVID-induced human metabolic  reprogram / dysregulation (HMR/D) in long-COVID or PASC affected populations worldwide. He is currently involved in developing precision biomarkers and interventions to combat long-COVID associated ‘new onset’ metabolic syndromes, the emerging global health crisis. 

During 1980s, Dr. Naidu’s discovery of staphylococcal non-menstrual toxic shock syndrome (TSS) and  E. coli hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) have garnered him international recognition. He was the  principal investigator for multiple national (US-NIH) and international research projects. He has  published more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications and written over 30 book chapters. Dr.  Naidu is a prolific author credited with 4 major reference volumes in medical sciences, which include:  Lactoferrin, Natural Food Antimicrobial Systems, Bio-replenishment for Bone Health, and REDOX Life

Global Director General

Dr. Naidu is an inventor for 24 US core patents and many other patent applications pending. His innovative health technologies reach more than 40 countries across 6 continents. Dr. Naidu is an  elected fellow of the Royal Society for Medicine (RSM), the Linnean Society of London, the American  College of Nutrition (ACN), and the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD). He is also an active member of 16 biomedical / nutrition-related professional societies. 

Dr. Naidu earned his doctorate in medical microbiology from Osmania University in India and  completed his post-doctoral research in immunology / biochemistry at the Medical University of Pécs in Hungary and the Biomedical Center in Uppsala, Sweden. He worked for the Directorate of Public  Health Services (DPHS), the Government of India and the World Health Organization (WHO). He was  appointed a Professor at the Malmö General Hospital-Sweden and the University of North Carolina at  Chapel Hill, USA. He served as the Director, Center for Antimicrobial Research at the California State  University-Pomona, USA. He is the founding Director of N-terminus Research Laboratories, a division  of en-N-tech, a California-based biotechnology corporation. Besides being an internationally renowned scientist/author/public speaker in medicine and nutritional health, Dr. Naidu is also an accomplished  music composer, an avid cinematographer, and a dynamic film maker.