M Balasubramanyam

M Balasubramanyam
Dean of Research Studies & Senior Scientist, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), Gopalapuarm, Chennai, India.


30 years of post-MSc research experience since 1983. This includes an extensive Post Doctoral Fellow (PDF) training program (1991-95) at the Hypertension Research Centre, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), New Jersey Medical School, New Jersey, USA, on the subject: ?Biochemical machinery and Signal transduction in physiology and pathophysiology (hypertension, diabetes and associated metabolic disorders.

Research Interest

Disease Biology; Molecular pathogenesis of diabetes and its vascular complications including diabetic retinopathy; Vascular Biology and signaling studies on VSMC; Clinical significance and subclinical relevance of cellular and molecular alterations in metabolic diseases; Mechanisms of accelerated senescence (ageing); Insulin signaling & Proteomics; Epigenetics; RNAi and miRNA, gut microbiome aspects of diabetes, Unraveling mechanisms of hyperglycemic memory, Calcium & Redox signaling, Proinflammation, Oxidative stress, ER stress, AGE pathway and biomarker(s) identification; Bioprospecting herbal molecules; Non-invasive point-of-care (POC) clinical measures and medical devices.


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