Líneas o especialidades de investigación:
Neuroscience- Mechanisms of proteins conformations in neurodegenerative disorders, DNA dynamics in neurodegenerative brain, Nano-neutraceuticals, Development of Alzheimer’s and traumatic brain injury animal models; stem cells in brain disorders, Metals in human brain, Neurotoxicology,; Biomarkers; Neuronutraceuticals; Brain foods; Computational biology to understand protein aggregation; Indigenous medicinal plants.
Resumen de la hoja de vida:
Dr. Rao is on the Editorial board member of 20 journals. He has guided 20 Ph.D and 8 postdoctoral fellows. He is on the International review board of Parkinson disease association UK, France Mental health grant program, Department of Biotechnology, India. He is on the Panel committee member on Stem Cell Research Protocols in India-2009-10. He is the Fellow of National Academy of Sciences (India), Linnaean Society (UK), Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy (Singapore). He is the guest editor for two special issues of journals on Alzheimer´s disease. He has international collaborations with scientists in USA, UK, Italy, Germany, Taiwan, Japan. He has published 120 papers and 6 book chapters.
Guerrero E, Vasudevaraju P, Hegde ML, Britton GB, Rao KS. Recent Advances in α-Synuclein Functions, Advanced Glycation, and Toxicity: Implications for Parkinson’s Disease. Mol Neurobiol. 2013 Apr;47(2):525-36.
Lakey-Beitia J, Berrocal R, Rao KS, Durant AA Polyphenols as Therapeutic Molecules in Alzheimer’s Disease Through Modulating Amyloid Pathways. Mol Neurobiol. 2014 May 15
Madrigal M, Rao KS, Riordan NH, A review of therapeutic effects of mesenchymal stem cell secretions and induction of secretory modification by different culture methods, J Transl Med. 2014 Oct 11;12(1):260
Tesis en proceso:
- Erika Guerrero, Studies on TDP43 in Movement disorders, Nagajuna University, India
- Velmarini Vasquez, Molecular Studies on Synuclein in Parkinson disease, Nagajuna University, India