Biochemistry & Pharmacology: Open Access

Biochemistry & Pharmacology: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0501


Vineet Gupta

Vineet Gupta

Assistant Professor, Miami Institute of Renal Medicine, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, USA

Vineet Gupta, PhD is an Assistant Professor in Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine at the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami. He is also CoDirector of the Peggy and Harold Katz Family Kidney Drug Discovery Center. Dr. Gupta earned his PhD in Chemistry in 1998 from University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. He is a member of the American Chemical Society and the American Society of Nephrology. Dr. Gupta has published >15 peer reviewed papers in highimpact journals. He is also an adhoc reviewer for many peerreviewed journals in the fields of Chemistry, Biology, Cell Biology, Genomics, Proteomics and Inflammatory Diseases.
Research Interest

Dr. Gupta is interested in the mechanism of integrin activation and in modulating it with small molecules for treating a number of inflammatory and auto-immune diseases. Specifically, Dr. Gupta is studying integrin CD11b/CD18 (a.k.a. Mac-1, *M*2) that is primarily expressed on leukocytes and is central to the biological function of these important immune cells.

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