Neeraj Vij received his Ph.D. degree in biotechnology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India, in 2001. He was also a recipient of an international Fellowship at the Institute of Genetics, Biological Research Center (Centre of Excellence of the European Union), Hungary. He subsequently completed his postdoctoral research at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and JHU SOM. Vij is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Pediatric Respiratory Sciences and Institute of NanoBiotechnology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHU SOM), USA. Vij serves at the editorial boards of several journals. He has been invited to help organize several conferences and seminars. He is also frequently invited to serve as a reviewer for various journals and grant review study sections. He is a Life Member of the American Society for Nanomedicine (ASNM) and several other international scientific societies. He recieved several research awards and recognition for his scientific contributions. The primary research focus of Vij’s laboratory is the identification of molecular pathways leading to chronic disease pathophysiology, with an aim to identify novel therapeutic sites. His laboratory is interested in applied and preclinical translational research and concentrates on the identification of novel therapeutic strategies to treat chronic diseases.
Biography Updated on 20 November 2012