Dr. Ranjan Dash

Ranjan Dash
Dr. Ranjan DashMarquette University

Medical College of Wisconsin

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 955-4497Google Scholar
Curriculum Vitae

Co-Director of Graduate Studies

Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Professor

MU-MCW Department of Biomedical Engineering

MCW Department of Physiology

Director

Computational Systems Biology Laboratory 

 

Detailed Publications & Profiles


Professional Preparation

  • Postdoc, 2006, Computational Systems Biology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland
  • Postdoc, 2003, Computational Systems Biology, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Postdoc, 2000, Computational Biofluid Dynamics, Texas A&M University, College Station
  • Ph.D., 1998, Computational Biofluid Dynamics, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India
  • M.Sc., 1991, Applied Mathematics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India

Research Interests

  • Computational Systems Biology & Bioengineering
  • Mitochondrial, Cellular & Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Cellular/Mitochondrial Metabolism & Redox Biology

Specific Research Interests

  • Pulmonary and systemic microcirculatory gas exchange and acid-base regulation

  • Physiologically-based pharmacokinetic modeling of drug transport and metabolism

  • Integrated blood-tissue solute transport and cellular/mitochondrial metabolism

  • Modeling and analysis of large-scale biochemical networks, protein-protein interaction networks, signaling network, and gene regulatory networks

  • Cellular/mitochondrial calcium and reactive oxygen species homeostasis and signaling

  • Cardiac electrophysiology, calcium handling, and excitation-contraction coupling

  • Cardiac substrate and energy metabolism, oxidative stress, and ischemia-reperfusion injury

  • Renal substrate and energy metabolism, oxidative stress, and salt-sensitive hypertension

Recent Publications

 

Honors and Awards

Dec 2020:   Dean’s Choice Outstanding Graduate School Educator Award for the academic year 2019–2020 for commitment to excellence in graduate education, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin

Jul 2018:   Award of Tenure for distinction in scholarly and intellectual achievements, Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin

Dec 2017:   Dean’s Choice Outstanding Graduate School Educator Award for the academic year 2016–2017 for commitment to excellence in graduate education, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin

Aug 2015:   Outstanding Faculty Service Award for service to the Library Committee (July 2014–June 2015), Medical College of Wisconsin

Sep 2011:   Founding Faculty, Virtual Physiological Rat Center (an NIH-funded National Center for Systems Biology) and Center for Computational Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin.

Dec 2010:   Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering for the year 2011–2012 for noteworthy achievements that are of significant value to the society

Active Grants

  • Dash, Ranjan K. (Co-Principal Investigator); Cowley, Allen (Co-Principal Investigator). "Experimental and computational analysis of mechanisms of mitochondrial-cellular ROS crosstalk in the kidney in salt-sensitive hypertension."; Sponsored by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHBLI) of the National Institutes of Health (January 1, 2021–November 30, 2024).
  • Dash, Ranjan K. (Principal Investigator); Terhune, Scott (Co-principal Investigator).  "Predictive Modeling of Cytomegalovirus Replication and Antiviral Efficacy."   Sponsored by NIH/NIAID (March 18, 2020–March 17, 2022).  


Investigator working in the lab.

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