Ashok K. Shetty

Texas A&M Health Science Center, USA

Ashok K. Shetty received his M.S. degree in human anatomy from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India, in 1983. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in neuroscience from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, in 1990. Shetty is Professor and Director of Neurosciences at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Temple, TX, USA. He joined the Division of Neurosurgery at the Duke University Medical Center as an Assistant Professor in 1995, became an Associate Professor in 1999, and held the position of Professor from 2004 to 2011. Shetty has so far authored 106 peer-reviewed publications and his work has appeared in top journals such as Molecular Psychiatry, Neuropsychopharmacology, Journal of Neuroscience, Stem Cells, Aging Cell, Progress in Neurobiology, Neurotherapeutics, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Neurobiology of Aging, and Neurobiology of Disease. Presently, Shetty is a Charter Member of the NIH Study Section, Developmental Brain Disorders. Previously, he served as a Member of 25 other study sections of NIH, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program of DOD, Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund, and New York Stem Cell Research Fund. Shetty also serves as an Editorial Board Member of many international journals, which include Stem Cells, Aging Cell, Stem Cells International, Current Aging Science, Frontiers in Neurogenesis, Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, and Stem Cells and Cloning. He is also Coeditor and Chief of the journal Aging and Disease and Associate Editor of journals Neurogenesis, Frontiers in Epilepsy, and Molecular and Cellular Epilepsy. Shetty has so far received 300 citations for his published research articles. As per the Essential Science Indicators of Thompson Reuters, Shetty is among the top 10% of scientists worldwide in the field of neuroscience and behavior, in terms of citations received for published articles over 10-year period.

Biography Updated on 20 July 2015

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