About the article
Mohammad Z. Ashraf
Dr. M. Zahid Ashraf is currently leading the Genomics Group at Defense Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), Delhi, India. He has received his Post Doctoral Training from Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA. During his tenure at Cleveland he has worked in the area of Cardiovascular Biology, especially the involvement of Scavenger Receptors in Atherothrombotic Disorders. He has made a signifi cant contribution in the area of atherosclerosis by exploring the role of lipoproteins and oxidized phospholipids in foam cell formation. Dr. Ashraf, to his credit, has published around 20 papers in International Journals including Blood, Circulation Research, MCB, JBC etc. He has been a recipient of prestigious Cleveland Clinic Innovation Award in 2008.
Anita Sahu is a talented graduate student under the mentorship of Mohammad Z Ashraf at Defense Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), Delhi, India. Her ongoing research deals with under standing the pathophysiology of thro mbotic disorders. She is actively involved in a wide spectrum of research ranging from gene expression analysis, epigenetic modifi cations of nucleic acid to gene regulation by microRNA studies.
Published Online: 2012-05-04
Published in Print: 2012-08-01