Name: Amrita Ahluwalia

Country: United States

Affiliation:

Investigator and Research Scientist

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Address:

Southern California Institute for Research and Education (SCIRE),VALBHS
Long Beach , CA , USA

Research Interests:

  • Physiology
  • Reactive Oxygen Species
  • Cardiology
  • Nitric Oxide
  • eNOS

Biography:

  • Amrita Ahluwalia obtained a BSc in Pharmacology from Bath University and undertook doctoral training at the William Harvey Research Institute.
  • In the mid-nineties she worked at St George's Hospital Medical School followed by University College London as a Lecturer before returning to the William Harvey where she is currently a Professor of Vascular Pharmacology.
  • As well as her interests in the cardiovascular system she is committed to establishing gender-equality in the work place. Amrita established the first National mentoring scheme for women of a learned society (British Pharmacological Society) in 2005. 
  • She was also the first Chair of the Women in Pharmacology Committee of the same society from 2007-2010 that established the Astra Zeneca Women in Pharmacology Prize.

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