Prashant Rajbhandari

Prashant Rajbhandari, PhD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease

Research Topics:

Adipose, Diabetes, Metabolism

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

May 2019-present: Assistant Professor, DOMI, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai. NY
Oct.2013-Mar.2019: Postdoc, HHMI, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
2008-2013: PhD/Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
2007-2008: Research Technician, Life Science institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2006-2007: Scientist I, Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Pfizer, Ann Arbor, MI

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS


2018-2023: NIH/NIDDK Pathway to Independence DK114571
2014-2017: NIH/NIDDK NRSA Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32 DK104484), UCLA
2012-2013: NIH/NCI (T32 CA009135), UW-Madison
2009-2010: NIH/NIGMS (T32 GM008688), UW-Madison
2008-2009: Herman I. Shapiro Graduate Fellowship, School of Medicine, UW-Madison
2008: Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Fellowship, University of Michigan
2005: MIT Research Fellowship, MIT, Cambridge, MA

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL HONORS


2018: UCLA Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Postdoctoral Research Nominee
2017: NIH/NIDDK 1R13DK104611-03 Keystone Symposia Scholarship
2012: Best Talk, Great Lakes Nuclear Receptor Conference, Northwestern University, IL
2012: Endocrine Society Award, Northwestern University, IL
2011: Molecular Pharmacology Annual Symposium on Signal Transduction Award, UW- Madison
2012:  Vilas Conference Award (UW-Madison), Keystone Symposia at Whistler, BC
2010: Endocrine Society Award, Great Lakes Nuclear Receptor Conference, University of Michigan
2008: Herman I. Shapiro Graduate Fellow, School of Medicine, UW-Madison
2006: Summa Cum Laude, Olivet College

 

 

Education

BA, Olivet College

PhD, University of Wisconsin

Postdoc, University of California-Los Angeles ; Howard Hughes Medical Institute