Autism-Open Access

Autism-Open Access
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Abha Chauhan

Abha Chauhan
Head of the department
Developmental Neuroscience Lab, New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities, USA


Dr.  Abha Chauhan is Head of the Developmental Neuroscience Laboratory at the New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities (IBR), Staten Island, New York. She is also adjunct doctoral faculty member of the Neuroscience Subprogram at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Dr. Chauhan received her Ph.D. from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India. From 1983 to 1984, she worked as a research associate at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York. Dr. Chauhan then joined IBR, where she has over 60 publications in the fields of oxidative stress, membrane biochemistry, signal transduction, Alzheimer’s disease, and autism. She is the editor of a book entitled “Autism: Oxidative stress, inflammation and immune abnormalities.” and of a “Special Issue on Autism Spectrum Disorders.” Dr. Chauhan has also organized and chaired symposiums on “Oxidative Stress and Inflammation in Autism Spectrum Disorders.”  For her work on autism, she has been awarded research grants as Principal Investigator from Department of Defense, Autism Speaks and Autism Research Institute.

Research Interest

Mitochondrial dysfunction
Oxidative stress
Membrane abnormalities
signal transduction in autism