2019.5.24 Chandy George Kanianthara 教授（Nanyang Technological University）学术报告会
报告题目：Potassium channels in T lymphocytes as therapeutic targets
报告人：Chandy George Kanianthara，Professor of Molecular Physiology at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, NTU
报告人简介：Professor George Chandy graduated from Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore, one of the premier medical schools in India. After graduation, he joined a Virology laboratory at CMC which piqued his interest in research. He then pursed his PhD at the University of Birmingham, Department of Immunology. In 1983, he moved to the University of California Irvine (UC Irvine) as a postdoctoral clinician-scientist researcher in the Division of Basic and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, where he did clinical work in the Division’s Clinic while pursuing research under the laboratory of the Division Chief, Professor Sudhir Gupta. He moved to the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at UC Irvine in 1990 and was eventually promoted to Professor.
Prof Chandy is an elected member in the Henry Kunkei Society and has been awarded the Athalie Clarke Award: Excellence in Research. His papers have been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Nature, Science and Journal of Clinical Investigation. He has also been listed in Thomson Reuters’s report on World Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014 as one of the Highly Cited Researchers.
Prof Chandy is currently a Professor of Molecular Physiology at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, NTU. He and his team are building a Translational Research Program focused on potassium channel-targeted therapeutics for autoimmune, fibrovascular and infectious diseases.