Jacob V.P. Eswarakumar Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology | Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology

Office of Student ResearchPharmacologyOrthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Research Interests

Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptors (FGFRs)


  • Ph.D., Madurai Kamaraj University , 1999

Selected Publication

  • Eswarakumar VP and Schlessinger J. Skeletal overgrowth is mediated by deficiency in a specific isoform of fibroblast growth factor receptor-3. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 104(10):3937-42 (2007)

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Gold Medal for Outstanding Performance in Behavioral Studies during M.Sc.(1989) , Sponsored by Dr. G.J. Phanual Endowment, Madras Christian College, Chennai, India.