Dr. Mohan R. Wani is Scientist G (Professor) at National Centre for Cell Science, Pune, India. He did post graduation in Veterinary Surgery from Nagpur Veterinary College and PhD in Medicine from St. George\'s Hospital Medical School, University of London, England. He was awarded with prestigious “Commonwealth Fellowship” during his PhD. He has made innovative basic and translational research in the field of “Pathophysiology of bone and cartilage remodeling in important skeletal diseases such as osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis”. He also has expertise in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. Dr. Wani has supervised several PhDs, medical/dental and veterinary students and mentored many postdoctoral fellows. His research work is published in several reputed international journals and patents. Dr. Wani is recipient of several prestigious awards including Commonwealth Fellowship, B. M. Birla Science Prize, DBT National Bioscience Award, Tata Innovation Fellowship, Fellow of National Academy of Sciences (FNASc) and Indian National Science Academy (FNA).