MSc (1975-Biochemistry, University of Lucknow, India), PhD (1980, Kanpur University, India, Chemistry/Toxicology- Degree evaluated and accredited by the USA World Accrediting Agency). More than ten years of Post-Doc/work experience on NIH (National Institute of Health, USA) fellowships at reputed universities and medical schools/cancer center in the USA (Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia; Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; USA). I have 30+ years of teaching (Biochemistry and Toxicology) experience to UG/graduate (MSc/PhD) and medical (MD/MBBS) students. Extensive research in the field of Biochemistry, Toxicology, Molecular Pharmacology, Drug metabolism, Oxidative stress and Mitochondrial dysfunction in Diabetes and Cancer. My main research area is in the field of Biomedical Health Sciences. I have published more than 100 peer reviewed research articles in highly reputed (majority in Q1 and top 5%-10%) international journals (Google Scholar h-index 40 with 5500+ citations; Scopus h-index 35, 3500+ citations), book chapters and 75+ international scientific conference presentations. I have supervised research projects/theses for numerous MSc and PhD students enrolled in Biomedical Sciences degree programs. I am cited as top 2% scientists ranked globally in a recent study (2019/20) by Stanford University, USA. I also review scientific papers submitted by international scientists in numerous high impact peer reviewed journals. I have held numerous Visiting Scientist/Scholar appointments at prestigious universities and research centers in Europe and USA (National Center for Toxicology Research (USA-FDA), Jefferson, AR; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA; Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden; Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands). I have 30+ years of work experience at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAEU. I have received Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Awards for Medical Sciences (2016 and 2020) for publishing best research papers from their grants awarded to me. I have served as the chair of the Department of Biochemistry, CMHS, for eight years until 2019. I also serve/have served in numerous senior level committees (chair, director or member) at the college and university levels.
Most research interests for a scientist
- Cancer etiology