Rukhsana Sultana is a Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky. He received his Ph.D. degree (1998–2004) from the University of Hyderabad, India, developed a strong background in biochemistry and neurochemistry, and applied these skills to understand the mechanism of alcohol-induced liver damage and brain effects. In 2004, he moved to USA to join Professor Butterfield’s laboratory at University of Kentucky to facilitate his career development in an outstanding scientific environment. As a postdoctoral scholar with Professsor Butterfield, he received excellent training in the area of oxidative stress with especial emphasis on Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Sultana published 60 original research articles and 27 book chapters or review articles or editorials. His current research is focused on exploring redox mechanisms in both pathologic and physiologic conditions. He has been a Professional Member of Society of Neuroscience (SFN) since 2004. Based on his research experience and contribution in the area of Alzheimer’s disease, he has been invited to review grants by the Alzheimer’s Association. And also from time to time, he has been reviewing grants for other private funding agencies. He is currently a Coinvestigator on two of the National Institutes of Health grants (National Institute of Aging) and also a Coinvestigator on a grant funded by Environment Pollution Control Agency and the main focus of these grants is oxidative stress.
Biography Updated on 18 January 2011