Permian Basin School of Medicine Lab | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Director: Kushal Gandhi, Ph.D.

Kushal Gandhi, Ph.D., is Interim director of the Permian Basin research lab at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Odessa, TX. Dr. Gandhi works on different research projects based on cytokines analysis, biofilm formation, Raman spectroscopy, placental perfusion and endocannabinoid level changes in offspring because of maternal diet during pregnancy. His research interests include pharmacological, biochemical and molecular biological research techniques.

Dr. Gandhi completed his Ph.D. in cardiovascular science at the University of Verona, Italy. While a doctoral student, Dr. Gandhi worked on the research project, “Investigate the regional heterogeneity of electrophysiological properties and intracellular calcium in the heart.” While working on his doctoral degree, Dr. Gandhi was a visiting research scholar at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. In addition to his Ph.D., Dr. Gandhi has a Master’s of Research in Pharmacology from Nottingham Trent University in Nottingham, United Kingdom and a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from Nirma University in Ahmedabad, India.

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