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Anantha Shekhar

Anantha Shekhar
Assistant Vice President for Research
Director, Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
Indiana University School of Medicine

Phone: (317) 278-6969
ashekhar[at]iupui [dot] edu

Anantha Shekhar is director of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, located at the Indiana University School of Medicine on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. He also is director of the Clinical Research Center at the IU School of Medicine. Dr. Shekhar’s areas of expertise include translational research spanning both basic and clinical research, and his specific research focus is on stress-induced neuropsychiatric and medical conditions, and clinical neuropharmacology. He has several grants from the National Institutes of Health and private foundations, including being the principal investigator of the longitudinal study of disease risk factors in Indiana population, supported by the Fairbanks Institute of Indiana.