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Dr. Ankit Tejani

Visiting Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Patent Examiner
United States Patent and Trademark Office
6184 Edsall Road, Suite 129

Brief Biography:

I am a biomedical engineer with over ten years experience in conducting clinically focused translational research, focusing mainly on molecular cardiobiology. I have led interdisciplinary teams in engineering design and have an active interest in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Additionally, I have a proven record of securing funding through grants and fellowships, managing budgets, and producing publishable and marketable results, with a keen awareness of regulatory and legal issues in technology transfer. Specialties: Translational Research Cellular and Molecular Cardiobiology Molecular Biology Smooth Muscle Mechanics Engineering Design Technology Transfer and Business Plan Development (SBIR, FDA, etc.) Legal and Regulatory Affairs

Academic positions:

Visiting Assistant Professor of Applied Biology and Biomedical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN 47802, USA

Research interests:

smooth muscle biology, actin-myosin interactions, quantitative physiology, cardiovascular engineering, cellular and molecular biology

What I think of the idea behind WebmedCentral:

This is a great idea, especially with adding the "plus" designation to alleviate some scientists' concerns about the quality of the research published on WebmedCentral.