Puttur Prasad

Professor

Puttur Prasad

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The Graduate School

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • (706) 721-1761
  • (706) 721-6608
  • CN 1163

Education

  • Ph.D., Biochemistry. Indian Inst of Sci, 1992

  • MS, Biochem Mangalore University, 1986

  • BS, Botany/Plant Bio Mangalore University, 1983

Awards & Honors

  • 2017 Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia, 2018

  • 2016 Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia, 2017

  • Caught in the Act of Great Teaching Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence, Augusta University, 2016

  • Educator of the Year Award Class of 2018, Medical College of Georgia, 2015

  • Distinguished faculty Award for basic Science Teaching The Faculty Senate of the Medical College of Georgia, 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDS 3000

    Biological Chemistry
  • MEDI 5593

    ECM 1-PBL
  • MEDI 6593

    ECM 2-PBL
  • MEDI 5163

    Mod 4 Gastrointest & Nutrition
  • MEDI 5198

    Phase 1 Comprehensive Module
  • MEDI 5298

    Phase 2 Comp Module & NBR
  • BCMB 9010

    Seminar in BMB
  • MEDI 5592

    ECM 1-PBL
  • MEDI 6592

    ECM 2-PBL
  • MEDI 5150

    Mod 1: Cell & Molecular Basis
  • MEDI 5158

    Mod 3: Cardiopulmonary

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • GPR81, a Cell-Surface Receptor for Lactate, Regulates Intestinal Homeostasis and Protects Mice from Experimental Colitis., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Amino acid transporter SLC6A14 is a novel and effective drug target for pancreatic cancer, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Increased Retinal Expression of the Pro-Angiogenic Receptor GPR91 via BMP6 in a Mouse Model of Juvenile HemochromatosisGPR91 Expression in Juvenile Hemochromatosis, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Benefits of short-chain fatty acids and their receptors in inflammation and carcinogenesis, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Abstract 3325: Combination of DNMT and HDAC inhibitors reprogram cancer stem cell signaling to overcome drug resistance, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Faculty Recruitment Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Instrument Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • BSMD Admission committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG Revisit day PBL facilitator 2018 - Present

  • BSMD Interview 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Post Tenure Review Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Promotion and Tenure Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, South Dakota State University 2017 - 2017

    Role: Reviewer, Grant Proposal