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DR. GABRIEL FERNANDES


Place of Birth: Mudahadu Village, Barkur,
      India

Education
•        S.S.L.C. - National High School,
Barkur 1953
•        B.Sc. - University of Minnesota,
USA 1973
•        M.Sc. - University of Minnesota,
USA 1975
•        Ph.D. - University of Bombay 1979

Positions held
•        Technician, Cancer Research Institute, Bombay 1954-1967
•        Research Assistant, University of Minnesota, 1968-1977
•        Visiting Scientist, Sloan Kettering Institute, New York, USA 1977-1980
•        Assistant Professor Sloan Kettering Institute, New York, USA 1980
•        Associate Professor of Medicine(Tenure) University of Texas Health Science Center
at San Antonio, USA 1981
•        Professor of Medicine(T), Microbiology and Physiology University of Texas
Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA 1988 -
•        President of Association of Scientists of Indian Origin in America 2002-2004

Research
Nutritional Immunology on aging, autoimmunity, cancer and bone loss

Awards
•        The International Nutritional Immunology Group Award 1994
•        The Distinguished Scientist Award from Association of Scientists of Indian Origin
in America 1998
•        Principal Investigator (R01,PO1) of National Institutes of Health funded grants
from 1980

Member
NIH Study Sections  1)Gerontology and Geriatrics Review Cmt 1986-1990
               2) Nutrition Study Section, 1996-2000
               3) Aging Systems and Geriatrics Study Section 2004-2008

Member
               1) American Association of Immunologists 1977-
               2) American Society for Nutritional Sciences 1997-

Publications
•        Scientific Papers - 180   Chapters  - 75  Abstracts  - 245

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