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  Dr. Prakash Nagarkatti Dr. Prakash Nagarkatti
Vice President for Research

Prakash Nagarkatti, Ph.D. is currently the Vice President for Research at the University of South Carolina. He also serves as Carolina Distinguished Professor, Director of the NIH Center of Research Excellence in Inflammatory and Autoimmune Diseases and Director of the NIH COBRE Center for Dietary Supplement and Inflammation From 2005 through 2011, he served as Associate Dean at the School of Medicine. His research has been continuously supported by numerous grants from NIH, NSF/EPA, and the American Cancer Society. Since joining USC in 2005, he has secured more than $50 million in research funding. Dr. Nagarkatti has published over 180 scientific papers and book chapters, and has trained over 28 graduate students, 16 post-doctoral fellows and 17 junior faculty. He continues to teach and has won numerous awards nationally and internationally for teaching and scholarly activity. He has several patents on treatment modalities against cancer and inflammatory diseases. He has chaired and served as a member on numerous NIH Review Panels. He has been invited to give keynote/plenary talks at international meetings. Dr. Nagarkatti has also served on a number of advisory and review panels nationally and internationally, for federal government and private foundations. He is a Fellow of AAAS.
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