Kalipada Pahan, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurological Sciences, Biochemistry
and Pharmacology

Floyd A. Davis, M.D., Endowed Chair of Neurology

Address:
Department of Neurological Sciences
Cohn Research Building, Suite 320
Rush University Medical Center
1735 W Harrison street
Chic
ago, IL 60612, USA
Ph: (312) 563-3592
Fax No: (312) 563-3571
Email:
Kalipada_Pahan@rush.edu

Short biography:
Born in 1964.
Received BS (Chemistry) in 1985, MS (Biochemistry) in 1987, and PhD
(Biochemistry ; Prof. A. Mandal's lab) in 1992 from the University of Calcutta,
India. The same year he joined the Department of Pediatrics, Medical University
of South Carolina, as a postdoctoral fellow in Prof. Inderjit Singh's lab. In 1996,
he was promoted to Instructor and later in 1998
, he was promoted to Assistant
Professor in the same Department. In 1999, he moved to the Department of
Oral Biology of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) as an
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry where he was promoted to Associate
Professor in 2002. He is the recipient of the "D. H. Reinhardt Scholar" Award
from the UNMC College of Dentistry and the “Silver U Award” from the UNMC
Chancellor’s Council. As a teacher of Biochemistry, he also received the
outstanding teaching award from the UNMC College of Dentistry.

Research interest:
Glial and neuronal cell signaling and neural stem cell differentiation with an
emphasis to discover drugs and therapeutic strategies against
neuroinflammatory and neurodegenerative disorders such as multiple
sclerosis, spinal cord injury, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease,
Batten
disease,
and HIV-associated dementia.

Publications:
The list of publications from pubmed