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
  • NURO 9300

    Research in Neuroscience
  • CURS 4990

    Undergrad Research III

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Neutrophil extracellular traps exacerbate neurological deficits after traumatic brain injury, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Targeting the endocannabinoid system: A predictive, preventive, and personalized medicine-directed approach to the management of brain pathologies, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Bone Marrow Derived Extracellular Vesicles Activate Osteoclast Differentiation in Traumatic Brain Injury Induced Bone Loss., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Remote ischemic post-conditioning promotes hematoma resolution via AMPK-dependent immune regulation., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • NADPH oxidases in traumatic brain injury - Promising therapeutic targets?, 2018
    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 - 2020

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

    Role: Committee Member
  • 3 Minute Thesis 2019 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Veterans Affairs (VA) 2009 - 2022

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

    Role: Reviewer
  • NIH/NINDS 2020 - 2020

    Role: Reviewer
  • Department of Defense 2019 - 2019

    Role: Reviewer
  • Department of Defense 2018 - 2019

    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