Team Members

Rajeswari Gopal G, PhD
Post Doctoral Tutor

My primary focus is teaching M.Sc Biotechnology students of RGCB. My research interest is to understand the mechanism of regulating lipid uptake in macrophages by Rhynchophylline, a plant alkaloid.

Jayalekshmi V. S

Jayalekshmi V S
PhD Student

Hyperlipidemia and atherosclerosis.

Vinitha A
PhD Student

Role of cyclophilin A on efferocytosis of apoptotic cells and its association with atherosclerosis.

Aswathy S
PhD Student

My research focuses on the alterations observed in the placental vasculature, early in life, due to hyperglycemia that may support the association between elevated risks for cardiovascular disease during adulthood.

Jeeva Prasannan
PhD Student

Incidence of coronary heart disease is increasing in young adults with serious consequences including premature death. Plaque rupture is the main cause of clinical events accounting for 70% of acute myocardial infarctions. My work involves Understanding the mechanisms and disease progression in young patients of coronary artery diseases by evaluating plaque vulnerability to thrombosis.

Nivya. R. M
Research Fellow

My work involves quantification of HDL molecular fractions to understand whether antioxidative activity of HDL particles is impaired in maternal hypercholesterolemia.


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