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Bikash R Pattnaik
Departments of Pediatrics, Opthalmology and Visual Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison, UW McPherson Eye Research Institute , USA
Bikash R. Pattnaik is a faculty in the Department of Pediatrics with an adjunct appointment in Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is also an investigator within the McPherson Eye Research Institute. He received his PhD in Biophysics from University of Delhi while working at University of Delhi and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India. He has ophthalmology training in University of Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France and Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan. He has received many honors and is a member of many prestigious scientific organizations such as ARVO and ASBMB. Besides his publications he reviews for journals like PLOS One, Experimental Eye Research etc.
My research interests are genetic and developmental pediatric blindness. Primarily my research is on retinal degeneration due to ion-channelopathy. Ion-channel macromolecular complex and molecular regulation. Understanding of disease pathophysiology to develop novel therapeutics.