Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Simpson Querrey Center for Epigenetics
Chandra S K Mayanil, PhD

Chandra S K Mayanil, PhD

Research Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery

Focus of Work

Bio

Primary Research Interest:
(1) Gene Regulatory and microRNA networks during neural tube development
(2) Transcriptional and Epigenetic Regulation by Folate receptor Alpha
(3) Role of Folate Receptor in Development and Disease
(4) Reprogramming the epigenome as a treatment option for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors

Clinical Research Interest:
(1) Bio-marker discovery and validation in Spina Bifida
(2) Patient Derived iPSCs: A Model for investigating Epigenetics of Spina Bifida
(3) Mol...[Read full text]
Primary Research Interest:
(1) Gene Regulatory and microRNA networks during neural tube development
(2) Transcriptional and Epigenetic Regulation by Folate receptor Alpha
(3) Role of Folate Receptor in Development and Disease
(4) Reprogramming the epigenome as a treatment option for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors

Clinical Research Interest:
(1) Bio-marker discovery and validation in Spina Bifida
(2) Patient Derived iPSCs: A Model for investigating Epigenetics of Spina Bifida
(3) Molecular Stitching of open neural tube defect by bio-molecules and programmed stem cells[Shorten text]

Academic Focus

Teach Epigenetics course to NUIN students

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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Jawaharlal Nehru University, Neurochemistry (1984)

Contact

773-755-6530
630-881-9137

Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute Box 204
225 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611