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Ankur Patel, M.D.

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Education:

    University of Pennsylvania
    BS, Magna Cum Laude
    Bioengineering

    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
    MD

Honors/Awards:

    T-35 Training Grant Slot (06/09, grant to pursue independent research)
    UTSW Alumni Scholarship (08/08)
    Bioengineering Senior Design Award (05/08)
    Alpha Eta Mu Beta (05/08; Biomedical Engineering Honor Society)
    Tau Beta Pi (12/07; Engineering Honor Society)
    University of Pennsylvania Dean’s List (2006–07, 2007–08)
    Research Opportunities in Penn Engineering Award (04/07, grant to pursue independent research)
    Barry M. Goldwater Scholar (2005)

Professional Organizations:

    American Association of Neurological Surgeons
    Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Publications:

    Cullen DK, Tang-Schomer MD, Struzyna LA, Patel AR, Johnson VE, Wolf JA, Smith DH. Micro-tissue engineered constructs with living axons for targeted nervous system reconstruction. Tissue Engineering Part A, August 2012. [Epub]

    Tang-Schomer MD, Patel AR, Baas PW, Smith DH. Mechanical breaking of microtubules in axons during dynamic stretch injury underlies delayed elasticity, microtubule disassembly, and axon degeneration. FASEB J 24(5):1401-10, May 2010.

    Dill J, Patel AR, Yang X, Bachoo R, Powell CM, Li S. A molecular mechanism for ibuprofen-mediated RhoA inhibition in neurons. Journal of Neuroscience 30(3):963-72, January 2010.

    Cullen DK, Patel AR, Doorish JF, Smith DH, Pfister BJ. Developing a tissue engineered neural-electrical relay using encapsulated neuronal constructs on conducting polymer fibers. Journal of Neural Engineering 5(4):374-84, December 2008.

updated 6/4/2014