POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING PROGRAMS

The Division of Education directs training programs for Pennington Biomedical’s postdoctoral fellows. These programs are designed to train fellows to become productive research scientists capable of establishing independent scientific careers in biomedical research. Many of our fellows are sponsored by NIH Institutional Postdoctoral Training Grants.

Deepmala Agarwal, Ph.D.

Department/Laboratory:
William Hansel Cancer Prevention

Education:
PhD, 2012, School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
MD (MVSc), 2006 Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
DVM (BVsc), 2004, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, MHOW, MP, India

Mentor:
Hansel, William

Current Research:
Develop targeted cancer therapeutic drugs and role of nitric oxide in cancer and obese cells

Other Research Interests:
Obesity in relation to cancer, cardiovascular diseases, exercise physiology, inflammation and oxidative stress