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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, Master of Science U., Baroda, 1979-1982;senior research fellow, Master of Science U., Baroda, 1982-1984;research fellow, U. Arizona, Tucson, 1984-1987;research associate, U. Arizona, Tucson, 1987-1990;research assistant professor, U. Arizona, Tucson, since 1990. Member examining committee graduate program U. Arizona, Tucson, since 1988. Research fellow U. Grants Commission, India, 1979-1983.

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.