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Radhakrishna Rao

Radhakrishna Rao, Indian medical research educator. Achievements include demonstration that peptide hormones and growth factor can remain stable in the upper gastrointestinal tract, suggesting the possibility that orally administered peptide may have therapeutic effects. International travel grantee University Arizona, Tucson, 1990, research grantee Arizona Disease Control Research Commission, Phoenix, 1991-1994.

Background

  • Rao, Radhakrishna was born on December 19, 1954 in Mangalore, Karnataka, India. Son of Srinivas and Gulabi (Acharya) Rao.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Mysore, Mangalore, 1974. Master of Science, University Mysore, Mangalore, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda/Gujrat, 1987.

    Career

    • Junior research fellow Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, 1979-1982, senior research fellow, 1982-1984. Research fellow University Arizona, Tucson, 1984-1987, research associate, 1987-1990, research assistant professor, since 1990. Member examining committee graduate program University Arizona, Tucson, since 1988.

      Research fellow University Grants Commission, India, 1979-1983.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include demonstration that peptide hormones and growth factor can remain stable in the upper gastrointestinal tract, suggesting the possibility that orally administered peptide may have therapeutic effects.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional jours, chapters to books.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Physiological Society, American Peptide Society, Gastroenterology Research Group.

    Connections

    • Married Rema Gopal, June 16, 1986. 1 child, Rupa.
    • father: Srinivas Rao
    • mother: Gulabi (Acharya) Rao
    • spouse: Rema Gopal
    • child: Rupa Rao
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    Born December 19, 1954
    (age 62)
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