Anurag Agrawal works as a Principal Scientist at the CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB), New Delhi, India, where he leads the Center of Excellence for Translational Research in Asthma and Lung Disease (TRiAL) and the CSIR program for Enabling Affordable Community Health through Information Technology (EACH-IT). His research activities include use of experimental and computational model systems to study disease, especially asthma. He graduated in medicine from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, in 1994; completed Specialization in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and critical care from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA (2003); and obtained a Ph.D. degree in physiology from University of Delhi, New Delhi, India. After working as a tenure-track Assistant Professor at Baylor, he joined IGIB in 2007. Agrawal has more than 60 scientific publications, mostly original research findings communicated in high-impact journals. This work has been recognized internationally, as an alumnus of Kavli Frontiers of Science program of the US National Academy of Sciences, as well as nationally in the form of Lady Tata Young Researcher Award (2010) and the Swarnjayanti Fellowship of the Department of Science and Technology (2010). Dr. Agrawal is a member and fellow of numerous academic societies and serves on the advisory boards of prominent scientific and healthcare organizations including the Public Health Foundation of India, Max Healthcare, Maharaj Agrasen Medical College, and the National Institute of Nutrition as well as young start-up companies.
Biography Updated on 8 January 2013