Faculty

Swetha Rudraiah, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Joined USJ:
Academic Degrees Ph.D., University of Connecticut
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Dr. Rudraiah received her DVM from India, and a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Connecticut. She is a dedicated researcher, which is evident through her wide range of scholarly activities. She regularly presents her work at the meetings of professional societies, has published her work in numerous peer-reviewed publications and serves as a reviewer to contribute to the sharing of her peers‘ work. Her doctoral research received several awards including the Society of Toxicology’s Mechanism Specialty Section’s Carl C. Smith Graduate Student Award. Currently, Dr. Rudraiah’s research spans the aspects of both basic biology and translational research. Her basic research utilizes mechanistic approaches to address nanoparticle-induced toxicity. The translational research elements include development of animal models to evaluate biomaterials and biomedical devices for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, as well as to investigate the mechanisms involved in repair and regeneration in response to biomaterials and address the associated toxicological concerns.

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