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Department of Neuroscience Research

Department of Neuroscience

Arabinda Das, Ph.D.

Dr. Das

Research Assistant Professor

Contact Information
Department of Neuroscience (Neuroscience Research)
CSB 310/325C
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC 29425
Phone: (843) 792-8570 (W)
Fax: (843) 792-8626

Ph.D., 1999, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India

2000 - 2001: Research Associate, Molecular Biology- Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
2001- 2003: Postdoctoral Fellow, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
2003 - 2008: Postdoctoral Fellow, Neurosciences (Neurology) - Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Research Interests

  • The development of new drugs for cancer treatment and the translation of these findings into clinical trials.  Studying glioblastoma multiforme  (GBM) and other brain tumors - epigenetic & immunomodulatory activities, novel treatment options, and translational radiation therapy studies. Visit the clinical trials website.
  • Understanding the mechanisms and new therapeutic pathways available for the treatment of medial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE).  Developing translational collaborations for the advancement of epilepsy research.
  • The development of novel therapeutic strategies for Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Glaucoma/Optic Neuritis, and Multiple Sclerosis (MS).