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Mahendra Kumar Thakur

Designation : Professor and Dy Coordinator
University/Organisation : Banaras Hindu University
Qualification : Ph.D
Biography :  

Prof MK Thakur is Coordinator of DBT- Interdisciplinary School of Life Sciences, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. His area of specialization is Neurobiology of Aging and Alzheimer’s disease. His contributions have been widely cited and have a great impact on scientific advancements. He has published over 120 original papers and two books on ‘Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology’ and ‘Brain Aging and Therapeutic Interventions’. He was awarded DAAD, Rockefeller Foundation, MRC and JSPS fellowship for post-doc research in Germany, USA, UK and Japan. His achievements have been recognized by conferring INSA Medal for Young Scientists, ICMR Marwah award, BHU Gold Medal, MS Kanungo Oration award in Biogerontology, RK Reddy Memorial Prize and Young Academics award.