Dr. Sidgiddi spent many years as a clinical practitioner and as a government medical officer in India, before moving into the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Sidgiddi has more than 18 years of experience in NCE development, drug repositioning and translational medicine. His experience spans across multiple therapeutic areas of diabetology, oncology, medical nutrition, and dermatology. Prior to joining Journey, Dr. Sidgiddi was with Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Inc. in New Jersey, leading their dermatology franchise to a successful 5 NDA approvals. Among others, Dr. Sidgiddi has also led clinical and translational research at Abbott Nutrition R&D, and Connexios Life Sciences in India. Dr. Sidgiddi received his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S) from Gulbarga University, and his M.D. (Clinical Pharmacology) with the first rank from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore in India.