Muthuvel Jayachandran was born in Tamilnadu, India. Upon obtaining a Ph.D. degree (1998) in biochemistry from the University of Madras, Madras, India, he was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science to do cardiovascular research at Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya Japan. In 2000, he moved to United States to continue his research in cardiovascular pathophysiology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester. Dr. Jayachandran has received many awards for his research from various professional organizations including Young Scientist Award from Association of Scientists of Indian Origin Inc., Scientist Development Grant from the American Heart Association, a Novel Methodology Grant Award, and a Pilot Grant from Mayo Clinic. He is also Coinvestigator of multiple R01 grants funded by the National Institute of Health. Dr. Jayachandran has published more than 40 peer-reviewed research articles, and written several reviews, book chapters, and editorials. Currently, Dr. Jayachandran is Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn, USA. He is a reviewer of 20 scientific journals and an Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Cardiology and the World Journal of Hypertension. His major research interests are micro- and nanovesicles in cardiovascular health and disease, platelet pathophysiology, aging, sex hormones, cardiovascular, and thrombotic disease.
Biography Updated on 17 March 2011