Krishnan Dhandapani

Professor

Krishnan Dhandapani

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Neurosurgery

The Graduate School

  • (706) 721-8846
  • (706) 721-7619
  • CB 2506

Education

  • Ph.D., Endocrinology Medical College of Georgia, 2003

  • MS, Neurobiology and Behavior University of Connecticut, 1998

  • BS, Animal Physiology University of Connecticut, 1996

Awards & Honors

  • Distinguished Research Award The Graduate School, Augusta University, 2020

  • The Distinguished Alumnus Award The Graduate School, Augusta University, 2015

  • Jag20 Emerging Alumni Award Augusta University, 2014

  • Outstanding Faculty Award Augusta University, 2012

  • Distinguished Faculty Basic Sciences Award Medical College of Georgia, 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURO 8310

    Advanced Topics in Neuroscienc
  • NURO 9210

    Inv of a Problem in Neuro
  • MDPH 5098

    MDPHD Transition Research

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Cannabidiol Ameliorates Cognitive Function via Regulation of IL-33 and TREM2 Upregulation in a Murine Model of Alzheimer's Disease., 2021
    Other
  • AMPK induces regulatory innate lymphoid cells after traumatic brain injury., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Cannabidiol (CBD) modulates cytokine storm in acute respiratory distress syndrome induced by simulated viral infection using synthetic RNA, 2020
    Manuscript
  • Cannabidiol (CBD) modulation of apelin in acute respiratory distress syndrome., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Neurological consequences of COVID-19: what have we learned and where do we go from here?, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

I am a translational neuroscientist studying neuro-immune mechanisms after traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic stroke.

Department Service

  • Tenure and Promotion Committee 2020 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Georgia Cancer Center Small Animal Imaging Shared Resource Advisory Board 2020 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • DNRM Chair Search Committee 2017 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Clinical and Translational Science Advisory Committee 2013 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG Interview Task Force 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department of Neurosurgery Chair Search Committee 2018 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Judging Panel 2019 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • Research Integrity Investigation Committee 2020 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Neuroscience Program Executive Committee 2009 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Veterans Affairs (VA) 2009 - 2022

    Role: Chairperson
  • NIH 2021 - 2021

    Role: Reviewer
  • Department of Defense - 2021

    Role: Reviewer
  • Department of Defense - United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) - 2021

    Role: Reviewer
  • NIH/Fogarty Global Brain Disorders Panel 2020 - 2020

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • River Ridge Elementary School 2013 - Present

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • A.R. Johnson High School 2010 - Present

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Evans Middle School 2008 - Present

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • River Ridge Elementary School 2006 - Present

    Role: Guest Speaker