College of Applied Medical Sciences
Qassim University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Dr Sivakumar Gowder got his academic training and carried out his research in institutions of high academic ranking in India and US. He earned his PhD from the University of Madras, India and continued his research at AIIMS, India. He then moved to US to continue his research at the UT Southwestern Medical Center, LSU Medical Center, and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Currently, he is working as an Associate Professor of Pharmacology at the Qassim University, KSA. Sivakumar received several prizes/awards during his academic career. He has developed his own methods/techniques relevant to his research projects. As a primary author, he has published several research and review articles in many international journals. He has also edited basic/health sciences books (Cholera, Cell Interaction and Toxicity & Drug Testing/European publications). Currently, he serves as an author/editor for books; an editor in chief for an international journal; an editorial member; and a reviewer for many journals and is a fellow and advisory board member of various international organizations. He has been nominated as an external examiner of doctoral (PhD) thesis work for international universities. Sivakumar has served as an invited speaker and a chairperson for international conferences.
Gene expression and signal transduction; Alcohol/drug metabolism; Phosphate metabolism/transport; Vitamin transport; Molecular evaluation of toxicity and diseases; Xenobiotic biotransformation; Nutritional biochemistry; Food toxicology; Free radical biology-oxidative stress and cellular injury; Cellular transport and pharmacological binding; Cell culture studies and cellular assays; Surgery-uninephrectomy; cellular growth and hypertrophy; Pathological/clinical diagnosis; General toxicological/carcinogenic evaluation; Anti cancer drugs-activity/toxicity; Development of methods and techniques