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Rajat Sethi

Rajat Sethi

Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing

Assistant Dean

Biography

Rajat Sethi received his PhD in physiology from University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada in 1994. Later as the Director of Preclinical Research and Drug Discovery for a biotech start up in Canada, he was instrumental in management and development of MC-1, a lead patented compound. In 2005 he moved to the US as one of the founding faculty member at the Texas A&M Health Science Center, College of Pharmacy. Currently he serves as the Assistant Dean for Research and Evidence Based Practice at the Texas A&M Health Science Center, College of Nursing. The main focus of his Cardiovascular Research and Drug Discovery and Development Laboratory (CRDDL) is pharmaceutics, physiology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology with special emphasis on cardiovascular pathology. He holds over 20 patents and numerous patent applications are pending. Recent finding from his laboratory on the cardiac injury induced by air pollution was recognized by the American Heart Association in 2010 resulting in worldwide media placements of his work. His research has been cited and results validated in animal and human studies published by United States Environmental Protection Agency. Latest published results from his laboratory on potential biomarkers associated with air pollution mediate cardiac pathology was the subject of a recent news release. Dr. Sethi has presented at several national and international conferences and serves on the editorial board of many international scientific journals. He has also received numerous teaching awards throughout his career and encourages undergraduate and graduate student research.

Research

Cardiovascular Research and Drug Discovery and Development.