Dr. Gundu H. R. Rao immigrated to the USA in 1965 and specialized in grain storage technology and obtained his Ph. D degree from Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. After working as a post-doctoral fellow at Texas A& M University and the University of Minnesota, he joined the Department of Pharmacology as an NIH fellow to get training in toxicology. He has been with the University of Minnesota Medical School for over 42 years. He is a naturalized US citizen and a tenured professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology. He also has faculty appointments in Anesthesiology, Lillehei Heart Institute, and Biomedical Engineering Institute. He is an author or co-author of over 500 publications in the field of interest (thrombosis and stroke).
Research Interests of Dr. Gundu H. R. Rao Cardiometabolic Diseases, Anti-platelet and Anti-thrombotic drugs