Drupad Trivedi


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Dr Drupad Trivedi is a biomedical scientist fascinated by the ever-evolving analytical chemistry and chemometrics approaches. Every datum has a story to tell, and that's where his research focuses—finding the needle in the haystack and differentiating haystacks to know where the needle may be. His expertise lies in global metabolomics analysis of biological systems combined with data-driven interrogation. 

Research interests

Dr Trivedi's research group apply metabolomics and chemometrics to biological systems. The group focuses on monitoring, screening, and diagnosing infectious diseases through understanding molecular dynamics. At the University of Manchester, Dr Trivedi combines his research interests in personalised medicine and biomarker discovery from bio-fluids.

His group is currently working on rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis by using non-invasive sampling and smell-led metabolomics analysis, collaborating with cross-continental clinical research teams. The group also collaborates with global researchers on projects for diagnosing Parkinson's disease, understanding rare tropical diseases, microbial metabolomics for biodegradable plastics and decoding the scent of explosives and prohibited substances.


Dr Trivedi graduated in Biomedical Sciences at Middlesex University in 2008 and immediately followed it up with a PhD in Metabolomics at Middlesex University, London. He completed his doctoral thesis on discovering Down syndrome biomarkers in maternal urine for prenatal chromosomal abnormality screening in 2012. The same year, he worked as a post-doctoral research fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, developing analytical workflows to detect counterfeit malarial drugs. 

Between 2013 and 2020, Dr Trivedi worked with Prof Roy Goodacre and Prof Perdita Barran and provided the analytical lead on multidisciplinary metabolomics projects in cancer and Parkinson's disease at the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology. In 2020, Dr Trivedi was appointed as a Community for Analytical and Measurement Sciences (CAMS) Lecturer at the School of Chemistry at the University of Manchester. Dr Trivedi is Measurement Science Institute Chair for the data analytics thematic area of CAMS, UK.


Dr Trivedi leads the chemometrics unit in MSc Analytical Sciences by distance learning course and the metabolomics and proteomics unit in the MSc Molecular Pathology course. He also teaches metabolomics in MSc Personalised Medicine, MSc Precision Oncology and separation sciences for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.


If you are interested in a self-funded PhD opportunity starting in September 2022 or January 2023; in metabolomics for infectious disease, neglected tropical diseases or chemometrics, please get in touch or visit the this link for currently advertised projects.

There will be further opportunities to apply for fully funded PhDs that start in September 2023 and will be advertised here and on jobs.ac.uk.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy

Bachelor of Science

External positions

Chair in Data Analytics, Community for Analytical Measurement Science (CAMS)

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Areas of expertise

  • QD Chemistry
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Chemometrics
  • Chromatography
  • RB Pathology
  • Biomarkers
  • Biomedical Research
  • Disease diagnosis

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Biotechnology
  • Global inequalities
  • Christabel Pankhurst Institute
  • Manchester Institute of Biotechnology


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