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Meet the Research Faculty

   
Picture of Dr. Sanjay Awasthi Sanjay Awasthi, MD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine,
Division of Hematology & Oncology
Picture of Dr. Cchanda Bose Chhanda Bose, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Kumuda Das Kumuda Das, PhD
Professor and Director of Cardiopulmonary Research
Picture of Dr. Kundumani-Siridharan Venkatesh Kundumani-Sridharan, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Picture of Dr. Sharma Prabhakar Sharma Prabhakar, MD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine and Physiology
Picture of Dr. Reddy P. Hemachandra Reddy, PhD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Professor, Neurology and Neuroscience/Pharmacology
Picture of Dr. Afzal Siddiqui Afzal Siddiqui, PhD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Professor (Tenured), Departments of Internal Medicine
and Immunology & Molecular Immunology
Picture of Dr. Sharda Singh Sharda Singh, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Director of Basic Research, Department of Internal Medicine,
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Picture of Dr. Subramani Jaganathan Subramani, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine

 

Highlights

  • DHHS – National Institute on Aging
    Mitochondrial Molecules as Therapeutic Drugs for Alzheimer’s Disease
    PI: Hemachandra Reddy
    08/01/2020 – 03/31/2021

  • DHHS - National Institute on Aging
    NIA Small Molecules as Therapeutic Targets for Alzheimer’s Disease
    PI: Hemachandra Reddy
    07/15/2019 – 06/30/2021

  • DHHS - National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
    Amelioration of Mitochodrial by Thioredoxin in Hyperoxia
    PI: Kumuda Das
    05/01/2019 – 03/31/2021

  • DHHS - National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
    Amerlioration and Reversal of Hypertension by Thioredoxin
    PI: Kumuda Das
    04/10/2019 – 01/31/2021 

  • DHHS - National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
    NHLBI Endothelial Mechanism in RIPC
    PI: Kumuda Das
    04/01/2019 – 03/31/2021

  • DHHS - National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
    Production and Validation of Sj p80 as a Veterinary Schistosomiasis Vaccine
    PI: Afzal A. Siddiqui
    11/20/2018 – 10/31/2020

  • DHHS - National Institute on Aging
    Small Molecule Inhibitor Therapeutic Target for Alzheimers Disease
    PI: Chhanda Bose
    09/30/2018 – 08/31/2020

  • United States Department of Defense
    Prevention of Breast Cancer by Haploinsufficiency of RALBP1
    PI: Sanjay Awasthi
    08/15/2018 – 08/14/2021

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    SEED Study for Vitamin D Insufficiency Peiris/Shen/Singh
    PI: Pooja Sethi
    07/01/2018 – 06/30/2020

  • DHHS - National Institute of Neurological Disorders
    Mitochondrial Fragmentation and Neurodegeneration in Huntingtons Disease
    PI: Hemachandra Reddy
    09/25/2017 – 07/31/2020

  • DHHS - National Institute on Aging
    Voltage-Dependent Anion Channel
    PI: Hemachandra Reddy
    02/01/2015 – 04/30/2021

  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    Bill/Melinda Gates Foundation - Proof of concept trial of Sm-p80/GLA-SE schistosomiasis vaccine
    PI: Afzal A. Siddiqui
    03/11/2014 – 08/31/2020

  • DHHS - National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
    A Vaccine for Schistosomiasis SchistoShield
    PI: Afzal A. Siddiqui
    01/01/2016 – 02/28/2021

  • Detour II
    PQ Bypass Inc
    M. Ansari
    NCT03119233

  • XIENCE 90: A Safety Evaluation of 3-month DAPT After XIENCE Implantation for HBR Patients
    Abbott Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.
    M. Ansari
    NCT03218787
  • Registrational Study With Omecamtiv Mecarbil/AMG 423 to Treat Chronic Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction
    Amgen, Inc.
    N. Nair
    NCT02929329
  • Real World Registry Assessing the Clinical Use of the Bard UltraScore Forced Focus PTA Balloon
    Bard Perepheral Vascular, Inc.
    M. Ansari
    NCT03193619
  • Observational Study for the Evaluation of Long-term Safety of Radium-223 Used for the Treatment of Metastatic Castration Resistant Postate Cancer
    Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    C. Torres
    NCT02141438
  • The DES BTK Vascular Stent System vs PTA in Subjects With Critical Limb Ischemia
    Boston Scientific Corporation
    M. Ansari
    NCT03551496
  • RANGER Paclitaxel Coated Balloon vs Standard Balloon Angioplasty
    Boston Scientific Corporation
    M. Ansari
    NCT03064126
  • A Study of Nivolumab or Nivolumab Plus Experimental Medication BMS-986205 With or Without Bacillus Calumette-Guerin (BCG) in BCG Unresponsive Bladder Cancer That Has Not Invaded Into the Muscle Wall of the Bladder
    Bristol Myers Squibb Company
    S. Awasthi
    NCT03519256
  • A Neoadjuvant Study of Nivolumab Plus Ipilimumab or Nivolumab Plus Chemotherapy Versus Chemotherapy Alone in Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
    Bristol Myers Squibb Company
    S. Awasthi
    NCT02998528
  • Evaluation of the FreedomFlow Orbital Atherectomy System to Treat Peripheral Artery Disease
    Cardio Flow, Inc
    M. Ansari
    NCT03635190
  • Connect MDS/AML Disease Registry
    Celgene Corporation
    N. D'Cunha
    NCT01688011
  • JET-RANGER Trial - JETStream Atherectomy With Adjunctive Paclitaxel-Coated Balloon Angioplasty vs Plain Old Balloon Angioplasty Followed by Paclitaxel-Coated Balloon
    Midwest Cardiovascular Research Foundation
    M. Ansari
    NCT03206762
  • Study of Liposomal Annamycin for the Treatment of Subjects With Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
    Moleculin Biotech Inc.
    S. Awasthi
    NCT03315039
  • A Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of MOR208 With Bendamustine (BEN) Versus Rituximab (RTX) With BEN in Adult Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)
    MorphoSys AG
    L. Tijani
    NCT02763319
  • Palbociclib in Real World Practice
    Pfizer, Inc.
    C. Jones
    NCT03280303

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