Postdoctoral Research Associate, Shinohara laboratory
Current Research Interests
Sundar received his PhD in Neuroimmunology/Neurovirology from the Kindai University Faculty of Medicine, Japan, as a MEXT scholar (2018-2023). During his doctoral degree, he worked on both autoimmune (experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis) and viral (Theiler's murine encephalomyelitis virus) models of multiple sclerosis(MS). His project focused on gut microbiota alternation in animal models of MS by adjuvant, curcumin, or lipid A. His doctoral thesis title was “Curcumin β-D-glucuronide modulates an autoimmune model of multiple sclerosis with altered gut microbiota in the ileum and feces”.Sundar joined Shinohara Lab in 2023 and works on cell specific mechanism mediated by dectin-1 in animal models of multiple sclerosis. He earned master degree in clinical microbiology and worked as microbiologist in WHO HIV drug resistance project at the National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL), Kathmandu, Nepal for 3 years.
Current Appointments & Affiliations
- Postdoctoral Associate, Integrative Immunobiology, Basic Science Departments
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