Name: Dr. Eeshika Mitra
Educational Qualification: BDS, MPH
Designation: Research Assistant at Texas A&M Health Science Center, USA
Department: Molecular and Cellular Medicine
Texas A&M University
Research Interests: Field Epidemiology, Infectious disease Epidemiology, Bio stats I&II, Categorical Data Analysis, Public Health Informatics, Data Management and Computing, Environmental and Occupational Health, handling human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSC’s) in BSL-2, tissue culture of cholinergic neurons, rat tissue processing, immunostaining (IBA1,NPY,PV DCX), cell quantification through histology using stereo investigators, confocal imaging (exosomes, inflammatory markers, HNA, chat positive neurons in hippocampus and several other brain regions, using the NIS Elements software, animal handling that involves induction of status epilepticus in mice and rats, intranasal administration of exosomes, quantification of EEG tracing.
Biography: Eeshika Mitra is Research Assistant at Texas A&M Health Science Center, USA. The research projects at the institute of regenerative medicine has its application in clinical epidemiology as it involves the analysis of neuroprotective compounds and drugs for their usefulness to block chronic epilepsy development after being exposed to status epilepticus or traumatic brain injury (TBI). It involves the study of prototypes of Gulf War Illness and developing treatment strategies to ease cognitive and mood impairments in Gulf War Illness. Student Assistant- Assisting the systematic review librarian in to help build database for evidence-based practice for the veterinary community at the Texas A&M University. Performing Scoping reviews and reviewing systematic articles and journals and helping in sorting primary studies.