Dr. James A. Spudich is the Douglass M. and Nola Leishman Professor of Cardiovascular Disease in the Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine. He has been awarded the 2011 Lasker Award.
He is a Collaborative Chair at inStem and is the leader of the Cardiomyopathy project.
Personal profile: http://med.stanford.edu/profiles/devbio/faculty/James_Spudich/
Laboratory homepage: http://spudlab.stanford.edu/
Indian and British scientists have established a research centre to probe disease mechanisms and seek out treatment strategies for intractable brain disorders through joint studies never attempted before in India.
The Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (InStem), Bangalore, will house the Centre for Brain Development and Repair to be launched on Saturday under a collaborative initiative with the University of Edinburgh.
InStem's acting Director, Dr K VijayRaghavan was awarded the Padma Shri on Saturday, January 26th, 2013. The Padma Shri follows a long list of laurels for Dr VijayRaghavan including election as Fellow of the Royal Society, London last...