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Purushothama Rao Tata

Associate Professor of Cell Biology
Cell Biology


Lung regeneration
Lung stem cells
Cell plasticity
Organoid models
Lung Fibrosis
Single Cell Biology

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor of Cell Biology · 2024 - Present Cell Biology, Basic Science Departments
Associate Professor in Medicine · 2024 - Present Medicine, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Medicine
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute · 2016 - Present Duke Cancer Institute, Institutes and Centers
Affiliate of the Duke Regeneration Center · 2021 - Present Duke Regeneration Center, Basic Science Departments

Education, Training & Certifications

University of Ulm (Germany) · 2011 Ph.D.