Dr. Bukhtiar Shah

Dr. Bukhtiar Shah

Scientific Review Officer



Biography

Division:
Division of Translational and Clinical Sciences DTCS
Review Branch:
Integrative Vascular Biology and Hematology IVBH
Study Section:
Integrative Vascular Physiology and Pathology IVPP

After obtaining a D.V.M. degree from the University of Agriculture, Dr. Shah received a Ph.D. in cell and developmental biology from Boston University, where his research focused on the neurotransmitter expression in the embryonic neurons. Dr. Shah conducted postdoctoral studies on the regulation of G proteins at the University of Glasgow Medical School in Scotland. Later he went to the Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, where he was associate professor of physiology and pharmacology spearheading research on platelet signaling as well as teaching to medical and graduate students. Before joining CSR, he worked at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and conducted research on the signaling mechanisms of G protein-coupled receptors such as those for angiotensin II, catecholamines, endothelins and GnRH.