V. P. Eswarakumar Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Biographical Info


Education & Training

Ph.D.
Madurai Kamaraj University (1999)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel., Department of Molecular Genetics
Postdoctoral Associate
Yale University, Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine

Honors & Recognition

  • Gold Medal for Outstanding Performance in Behavioral Studies during M.Sc.
    Sponsored by Dr. G.J. Phanual Endowment, Madras Christian College, Chennai, India. (1989)
  • Young Researcher Award for outstanding research on Biological Rhythms
    Sponsored by Dr. P.J. Sanjeevaraj Endowment, Madras Christian College, Chennai, India (1989)
  • Young Scientist Award and Medal for generating a potential therapeutic monoclonal antibody for autoimmune diseases and modeling the 3-D structure of the antigen binding domain during Ph.D.
    Indian Immunology Society and the National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India (1996)
  • Annual Author Prize Winner for the most read review article of the journal "Cytokine&Growth Factor Reviews" on FGF signaling
    Elsevier (2005)

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