Prasanta Dash, PhD, Biographical Information

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Positions and Employment
Honors and Awards
Professional Memberships
Funding
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Positions and Employment

2020-present Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Omaha, NE
2015-2020 Instructor, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, UNMC, Omaha, NE
2011-2015 Senior Research Associate, Department of Pharmacology and Expt. Neuroscience, UNMC, Omaha, NE
2009-2011 Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacology and Expt. Neuroscience, UNMC, Omaha, NE
2007-2008 Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY


Honors and Awards

2015 Young Investigator Award from CROI, Seattle, WA
2014 Young Investigator Award from CROI, Boston, MA
2013 Young Investigator Award from CROI, Atlanta, GA
2012  Young Investigator Travel Award from SNIP, the 18th Annual Conference of the Society on Neuroimmune Pharmacology (SNIP), Honolulu, HI
2011  Young Investigator Award from CROI, Boston, MA
2007-2008 Visiting Research Scientist Fellowship from AIDS International Training Research Program (AITRP) from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY
2007 Global Health Travel Award from Melinda and Bill Gates Foundation, to attend Keystone Symposia, British Columbia, Canada
2006 International Travel Award from Department of Science and Technology (DST), to attend the XVI International AIDS Conference held in Toronto, Canada.
2005 International Travel Award from the 11th International workshop on viral evolution and molecular epidemiology held in Petropolis, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil


Professional Memberships

2010-present Member, Society of NeuroImmune Pharmacology (SNIP)
2013-present Member, International Antiviral Society- USA (IAS-USA)
2010-2014 Member, Society for Neuroscience (SFN)


Funding

HIV Theranostics
PI: Gendelman, H.E./Dash, P.K.
NIH/NIMH R01MH121402 

This award is to look at HIV-1 reservoirs specifically targeting CNS compartments. We proposed multimodal theranostic imaging approach to detect the virus using a small animal model of HIV-1 disease (humanized-microglial mice). 


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