Dr. Siddhartha Ray, professor of pharmaceutical sciences has been named the editor of the prestigious monograph Side Effects of Drugs Annual or SEDA. This prestigious international book, published since 1977 by Elsevier, is a case-study-based annual monograph well known to practitioners as SEDA for four decades. SEDA reviews case studies on the side effects of drugs, drug-induced adverse events, and drug-induced toxic reactions. This annual publication complements Meyler’s Side Effects of Drugs—The International Encyclopedia of Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions, published every 10 years.
Professor Ray received the Senior Toxicologist Award from the Association of Scientists of Indian Origin, a special interest group of the Society of Toxicology. This honor was awarded during the 2015 Annual Society of Toxicology meeting held in San Diego, CA, March 22–26. Dr. Ray perseveres to promote lifelong learning strategies among his students and clearly models his beliefs as a mentor. He has been a member of ASPET since 1999 and primarily affiliated with the Division for Toxicology.