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CV: Vikram Jadhav

Vikram Jadhav

Contact Information

Department of Physiology
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda , CA 92350
(Tel) (909) 558-4300, extension 48676 / 48630
(Fax) (909) 558-4887

Education and Training

August 1999 - July 2004
PhD Pharmacology
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

June 1993 - January 1999
MBBS (Equivalent of MD)
Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital
University of Bombay, India

June 1991 - March 1993
College Diploma: Major (Science)
DG Ruparel College of Arts, Science & Commerce
Jurisdiction of University of Bombay

Professional Experience

Experience October 2004 - Present
Postdoctoral Fellow
Neuroscience Research Division
Loma Linda University and Medical Center
PI: Dr John Zhang (Prof of Neurosurgery, Physiology and Pharmacology, Director of Neurosurgery Research)

August 1999 - October 2004
Graduate Research Fellow
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Cerebrovascular Pharmacology Lab of Dr. TJ-F Lee: studying the physiology and pathophysiology of prostaglandin E 2 and hemoglobin in cerebral circulation using: In vitro isolated blood vessel preparation (tissue bath), Immunohistochemistry, Surgical microdissection (porcine, rat, and rabbit), Real time live calcium imaging, Confocal & Fluorescence microscopy, Western Blotting, Tissue cryosectioning, Primary cultures of vascular smooth muscle and neuronal ganglion cells, Statistical softwares including Sigmastat, Sigmaplot, SPSS and Microcal Origin

January 1999 - July 1999
Medical Officer
Pharmacology & Liposome Research Center
KEM Hosp
Conducted clinical trials to evaluate intramuscular Nimesulide in human volunteers, Completed a pilot research project on the rationality of usage of Cephalosporins

April 1998 - January 1999
Medical Advisor
Siro Research Center
MUCOS Pharmaceuticals Ltd (MUCOS Pharma Group - Germany )
Conducted seminars and prepared instructional handouts for med representatives, Independently compiled and authored literature for drugs developed by MUCOS

January 1998 - January 1999
Resident Medical Intern
Seth GS Medical College - KEM Hospital, RN Cooper Hospital, Nawrosjee Wadia Childrens and Maternity Hospitals, Oshiwara Maternity Hospitals, Malvani Health Center, Bombay
Rotations in Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Ophthalmology-ENT, Preventive and Social medicine, Emergency Medicine, Radiology, Infectious diseases, Skin and venereal diseases, Dental

June 1995 - August 1995
Short Term Research Scholarship for Medical Students
Seth GS Medical College, Bombay
Research scholarship awarded by Indian Council for Medical Research. The project involved examination of patients to calculate incidence of congenital absence of Dorsalis Pedis artery and its statistical implications when compared to existing literature.


2nd place overall for oral and poster presentation - (14 th Annual Combined Research Symposium at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Alpha Omega Alpha Chapter)

Graduate Student Representative in School Library Committee 2000-01, 2002-03

Short Term Research Studentship, Indian Council for Medical Research 1995

Chief Editor of Medical College Newspaper and Magazine 1995, 1996

Office Bearer on Elected Students Council of Medical College 1995

Best Annual Seminar in Anatomy, Seth GS Medical College 1993

Certificate of Merit, Maharashtra (State) Talent Search Examination 1991

Certificate of Merit, Bombay Talent Search Examination 1990

Certificate of Merit, United Nations Organization All India Exam 1988, 1989

Young Scientist Award, Bombay Science Teachers' Association 1989

8th rank in State, High School Scholarship Examination 1988
Shield of Honor, Bombay Math Board Examination 1985, 1988

Shield of Honor for Academics, Sainik School Satara (Military School) 1987, 1988

5th rank in State, Sainik School Entrance Examination 1986

Certificate of Merit, Middle School Scholarship Examination 1985

Won All India level (National) Debating, Elocution, Quiz & Literary competitions

Won prizes in dramatics and theatre at interschool and intercollegiate level

Won intercollegiate Lawn Tennis competitions


Jadhav V, Jabre A, Lin SZ, Lee TJ. (2004) EP1- and EP3-receptors mediate PGE2-induced constriction of porcine large cerebral arteries. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism (In Press).

A Jabre, V Jadhav, T J-F Lee. (2004) The 'tissue bath', an in vitro technique to study vasospasm in the animal model. Abstract & Presentation-American Association of Neurological Surgery 72nd Annual Meeting.

V Jadhav, A Jabre, and TJ Lee. (2004) Role of endogenous prostaglandin E2 in modulation of autonomic neurotransmission in cerebral arteries. Abstract-34th Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting.

A Jabre, V Jadhav (co-first author), T J-F Lee. (2003) Oxyhemoglobin potentiation of thromboxane A2-induced contraction of porcine basilar arteries. In Proceedings of 8th International Vasospasm Meeting, edited by Macdonald RL, Thieme , New York .

V Jadhav, A Jabre, TJ Lee. (2003) EP1 receptor mediates PGE2-induced constriction of porcine large cerebral arteries. Abstract -The Pharmacologist 45(2):26-27

V Jadhav and T J-F Lee. (2003) PGE2 constricts porcine large cerebral arteries. Abstract -Expt Biol 2003, FASEB J; 17(4) Part 1: 147.1

V Jadhav, A Jabre, T J-F Lee. Synergism between cerebral vasospasm spasmogens in isolated porcine basilar arteries (to be submitted).

V Jadhav and TJ Lee. Role of endogenous prostaglandin E2 in modulation of autonomic neurotransmission in cerebral arteries (to be submitted).

V Jadhav and TJ Lee. Role of prostaglandin E2 in cerebral vascular physiology and pathophysiology (to be submitted).

Professional Memberships

American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics

Society for Neuroscience

Medical Council of India and Maharashtra Medical Council


Freelance writer and columnist

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