Our Team

Meet our team..

Professionals with years of experience in hands-on clinical trial management.


Mr. Sibu Nair, MS  -  Chief Executive Officer, 

Email: sibunair@bnclinicalalliance.com / TEL: (716)-866-4467
Mr. Sibu, President and co-founder of BNCA, graduated with a Master’s in Applied Biological Sciences from Mumbai University, India in 2000. Mr. SIbu Nair has worked in both research and administrative capacities at prestigious research institutions in India such as the National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR,Govt.of India), International Institute for a sustainable Future (an UN organization), and at Riviera Glass Pvt. Ltd., India where he has provided technical product consulting and new product development strategies for pharmaceutical and health industries. In the US, over the past decade, Mr. Sibu Nair has worked extensively with different healthcare organizations and clinical research, serving in varying capacities. He is currently an administrator at the Department of Medicine, University at Buffalo (at ECMC), directly responsible for the conduct of over 13 clinical trials in HIV and infectious diseases research, sponsored by leading pharmaceutical companies like Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, EMD Serono, Tobira therapeutics, Tibotec, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Cubist pharmaceuticals, Actelion Pharmaceuticals, Scynexis pharmaceuticals, Merck etc. His administrative abilities and expertise that encompass nearly every aspect of clinical research such as ensuring good clinical practices, IRB submissions, informed consent, cost and budget negotiations, subject screening/enrollment, patient care make him ideally suited to head an organization that seeks to help others achieve success in site management.

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Manley A. Paulos, Ph.D - Director, Regulatory affairs and Quality Control

Email: ManleyP@bnclinicalalliance.com 
Manley A. Paulos, Ph.D., serves as Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Research Consultant. Dr. Paulos has over 30 year of Pharmaceutical Industry experience including positions as Medical Director (Merrell-Dow Pharmaceuticals); Associate Director, Dow Research Institute; Director, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs (Bayer Pharmaceuticals); President, Premier Research (CRO), and President, Komodo Pharmaceutical Services (drug delivery systems mfg.). He is presently a consultant providing pharmaceutical companies with strategic regulatory and clinical research services.




Mrs. Pui Kwan Gleason, B.S.  - Regulator Specialist

Email: crystal@bnclinicalalliance.com / Cell: (716)-866-6647 /  Tel: (716)-242-1121
Ms. Gleason (“Crystal”) after completing her Bachelor’s in Nutrition sciences, started out her career as a Research Lab tech at Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Roswell Park Caner Institute, Buffalo, NY. After a few more research stints at Roswell, Crystal has been working as a Clinical Study Coordinator at the Dept. of Medicine, HIV & Infectious diseases since 2013. Crystal has extensive experience in doing regulatory submissions to IRB, conducting periodic meetings with monitors and other study coordinators, subject screening, patient care, preparing & submitting case reports forms electronically, answering sponsor initiated queries, study related biological specimen collection, processing & shipping, adverse event reporting and in the general conduct of clinical research at various sites including preparing the study site for sponsor audits/FDA audits. Crystal is a valuable addition to our team.


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Ms. Meriem Said, CCRC  -  Manager - Clinical Trials

Email: MeriemS@bnclinicalalliance.com
Ms. Meriem Said, CCRC. Manager, Study Coordination/administration. With a Bachelor’s in Biophysics from Johns Hopkins University, and an Academy of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) certification, Ms. Said is an accomplished Clinical Research Coordinator with several years of experience in coordinating and managing clinical trials. A great team player, self starter and a highly motivated individual, Ms. Said is a valuable member of our research team and will provide crucial support and coordination for our member sites and their clinical trials.




Our advisory board is composed of committed medical and healthcare professionals from every field of clinical site management. Know more about them by clicking on their pictures.

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 Dr. Mohan Madusudhan, MD. Dr. Mohan Madhusudanan specializes in Cardiovascular Disease and is part of Buffalo Heart Group, LLP proudly serving WNY as a leading provider of Cardiovascular Medicine for more than 20 years. Dr. Madhusudanan is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiovascular CT, Echocardiography and Vascular Interpretation. He is affiliated with Mercy Hospital Of Buffalo, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Buffalo General Medical Center and Gates Vascular Institute.


Dr. Alyssa Shon, MD. Dr. Shon is an American Board of Internal Medicine Certified, Infectious Disease specialist with a keen research interest in HIV pathophysiology. Dr. Shon has extensive clinical trial experience and currently PI on several clinical trials in the Immunodeficiency clinics at Erie Community Medical Center Buffalo NY. She is currently serving in the capacity of Assistant Professor at the Department of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo.


 Dr. Joshua R. Sawyer, PharmD, AAHIVP .   Dr. Sawyer is a New York Board of Pharmacy licensed Pharmacist with specialized training/certification from the American Academy of HIV Medicine, the American Red Cross, American Pharmacists Association and the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Sawyer has also served as a sub-investigator on a number of clinical trials. His expertise in the field of pharmacology is an invaluable asset to our team.