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Chandrashekhar Patel

Title: Research Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Biomedical Engineering
Department: School of Medicine, Biomedical Engineering
College of Engineering and Computing
Phone: 803-216-3818
Fax: 803-216-3846

School of Medicine
Bldg 1
Room B-34
6439 Garners Ferry Road
Columbia, SC 29209


Ph.D., Molecular Biology, Indian Institute of Science, 1987
M.S., Microbiology, University of Baroda, 1981
B.S., Microbiology, Gujrat State University, 1979


Dr. Patel's research interests include molecular regulation of vascular endothelial and smooth muscle cells.


  • Marc S. Penn, Chandrashekhar V. Patel, Mei Zhen Cui, Paul E. DiCorleto and   Guy M. Chisholm (1999) LDL increases inactive tissue factor on vascular smoth   muscle cell surfaces; hydrogen peroxide activates latent cell surface tissue   factor. Circulation 99, 1753-1759.
  • Chandrashekhar V. Patel, Rajesh Sharangpani and Paul E. DiCorleto (1999)   Endothelial cells express a novel TNF-alpha regulated varient of HOXA9. J. Biol.   Chem. 274, 1415-1422.
  • Chandrashekhar V. Patel, Indhira Handy, Tiffany Goldsmith, and Rekha C.   Patel (2000) PACT, a stress-modulated cellular activator of interferon-induced   double-stranded RNA-activated protein kinase, PKR. J. Biol. Chem. 275,   37993-37998.
  • Rekha C. Patel, Indhira Handy, and Chandrashekhar V. Patel (2002)   Contribution of double-stranded RNA-activated protein kinase toward   antiproliferative actions of heparin on vascular smooth muscle cells.
  • Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. 221, 439-1444.


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