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Kiran Bhaskar, Ph.D.

Bhaskar_UNM_CroppedKiran Bhaskar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Department of Neurology
Co-Director, Brain and Behavioral Health Institute (BBHI)
Co-Director, New Mexico Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (NM-ADRC – Exploratory)

Dr. Bhaskar’s laboratory studies brain inflammation in driving Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. His lab is developing and testing novel vaccines for Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Bhaskar also directs the Scientific Core in the recently funded New Mexico ADRC and developing novel blood-based biomarkers for the early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

ISSUED U.S. PATENT (UNM-AFFILIATED)
10,533,991 P-Phenylene Ethynylene Compounds as Bioactive and Detection Agents, issued January 14, 2020

PENDING U.S. PATENT APPLICATIONS (UNM-AFFILIATED)
Immunotherapy Compositions and Methods for Treatment of Tauopathy and Transgenic Mouse
Method for Detecting and Treating Neurodegenerative Disorders Caused by Nasal Dybiosis
Optogenetic Gene Expression Systems and Methods

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