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The RESPImmun Young Faculty

Chandran NAGARAJ, PhD

Otto Loewi Research Center, Division of Physiology; Medical University of Graz, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Lung and Vascular Research, Neue Stiftingstalstraße 6/VI, A-8010 Graz;
phone: +43-316-385 72918, fax: +43-316-385 79005,  e-mail
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ORCID-ID: 0000-0003-3825-8587
Research areas:
  Ion channels, pulmonary circulation, smooth muscle cells, live cell imaging, chronic lung diseases, pulmonary hypertension
Career history:
2013–present Postdoctoral Researcher, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Lung Vascular Research, Graz, Austria
2011–2013 Researcher, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonology, Medical university of Graz, Austria
2006–2007 Research assistant, AUKBC research centre, Anna University, Chennai, India. Welcome trust project
2007–2012 International Graduate Program "PhD programme Molecular Medicine" Medical University of Graz. Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
2002‐2005 Madurai Kamaraj University, India – MSc. Biochemical technology
Career-related activities (5 most important):
2016–present Invited Reviewer for scientific journals: International Journal of Molecular Sciences; Hypertension; Cells; Journal of Clinical Medicine; Canadian Journal of Cardiology
2018 Guest Researcher Department of Physiology – Semmelweis University, Hungary
2018–present Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute (PVRI
2018–present European Respiratory Society Membership
2016–present Austrian Society of Allergy and Immunology Membership
Major honours and awards (5 most important):
2017 René Baumgart Resercher Award, German Society of Pneumology and Respiratory Medicine
2016 Michael Neumann Memorial Award from the Austrian Society for Pneumology
2013 PH UP2DATE Young Investigator Award in Pulmonary Hypertension, Munich
2013 Best Poster Prize from the Austrian Society for Pneumology
2018 WO2018202471A1 – Patent for a novel therapy for pulmonary hypertension