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Bharat Aggarwal, Ph.D.

Professsor Bharat Aggarwal

Dr. Bharat B. Aggarwal received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of California, Berkeley, did his postdoctoral fellowship in endocrinology at the University of California Medical Center San Francisco, and then worked for a biotechnology company (Genentech Inc.) where he discovered two different TNFs, both essential components of the immune system. In 1989, Dr. Aggarwal accepted a position as a Professor and Chief of the Cytokine Research Section at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer in Houston. He currently holds the Ransom Home Jr. Professorship in Cancer Research. He has published over 400 original peer-reviewed articles and reviews, edited 9 books, and been granted almost 35 patents. Since 2001, Dr. Aggarwal has been listed as one of the world's most highly cited scientists by the Institute of Scientific Information. Dr. Aggarwal received an Outstanding Scientists Award from Ranbaxy in 2005 and from the American Association of Indians in Cancer Research in 2006.