Investigator and Research Scientist
Amrita Ahluwalia, Ph.D.
Southern California Institute for Research and Education (SCIRE),VALBHS
Long Beach , CA , USA
- Reactive Oxygen Species
- Nitric Oxide
- 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.