Shekhar Kumar, PhD
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Postdoctoral Fellow - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
PhD in Biochemistry - Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
MS in Biotechnology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Gunaratne, R*., Kumar, S*., Frederiksen, J.W., Stayrook, S., Lohrmann, J.L., Perry, K., Bompiani, K.M., Chabada, C.V., Thalji, N.K., Ho, M.D., Arepally, G., Camire, R.M., Krishnaswamy, K., and Sullenger, B.A. Combination of aptamer and drug for reversible anticoagulation in cardiopulmonary bypass. Nature Biotechnology. Nat Biotechnol. 2018 Aug;36(7):606-613. doi: 10.1038/nbt.4153. Epub 2018 Jun 4.
Sawhney, P., Kumar, S., Maheshwari, N., Guleria, SS., Dhar, N., Kashyup R., and Sahni, G. Site- Specific Thiol-mediated PEGylation of Streptokinase Leads to Improved Properties with Clinical Potential. Current Pharmaceutical Design. 22 (38), 5868-5878, 2016.
Aneja, R.,Datt, M., Singh, B., Kumar, S., and Sahni,G. Identification of a New Exosite Involved in Catalytic Turnover by the Streptokinase-Plasmin Activator Complex during Human Plasminogen Activation. Journal of Biological Chemistry. November 20; 284(47), 32642–32650, 2009.
2016, Judith Graham Pool Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Award
2015, ASH, Mary Rodes Gibson Memorial Award in Hemostasis and Thrombosis
2017-present, PLOS One
2013-present, Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis
2012-present, Journal of Biological Chemistry
2013-present, International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
2013-present, North American Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis (NASTH)
2011-present, American Society of Hematology
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