Pitchai Balakumar works as Professor and Head of Department of Pharmacology at the Institute of Pharmacy, Rajendra Institute of Technology & Sciences, Sirsa, India. Balakumar obtained the M.Pharm degree in pharmacology and the Ph.D. degree in cardiovascular pharmacology from Punjabi University, Patiala, India. Balakumar has so far published around 70 papers in the areas of cardiovascular and renal pharmacology in various reputed indexed journals, including Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, International Journal of Cardiology, British Journal of Pharmacology, Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Hypertension Research, and Pharmacological Research. Balakumar is also a Peer Reviewer for more than 20 international journals. Balakumar received Top Reviewer Award 2009 from Pharmacological Research. Balakumar was the Guest Editor for the Special Issue on PPARs-2009 published in Pharmacological Research-Elsevier Journal.
Biography Updated on 3 September 2012