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Kalluri Subba Rao

Prof. Kalluri Subba Rao, Ph.D., D.Sc (IISc), FAS-AP, FAMS, FNASc, FNA., is an Indian National Science Academy Honorary Scientist, working at the School of Medical Sciences, University of Hyderabad, India. He has worked as a Professor of Biochemistry/Neurobiology at the University of Hyderabad, and as an INSA-Senior Scientist/Honorary Scientist & Professor at the Centers for Biotechnology and Innovative Research, Institute of Science and Technology, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kukatpally, Hyderabad. His research interests include Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the developing and aging brain with special reference to DNA-damage and its repair. He has more than 120 research publications in national and international journals and books. His contributions include establishing the link between aging and decreased DNA repair, particularly the base excision repair, in the brain. He is presently working on a monograph containing the latest scientific information about the process of aging in higher organisms and also examining the available related traditional Indian (Vedic) concepts. He has advocated for the establishment of Institutes or Centers for multidisciplinary scientific study of the phenomenon of aging and the associated diseases in India.

"Should India Promote Scientific Research on Aging?"  (Mar 20, 2016)