Department of Biophysics
Punjab University, Chandigarh
Dr. D. K. Dhawan is presently working as a Professor in the department of Biophysics and also worked as chairman department of Biophysics, Coordinator of Centre for Nuclear Medicine as well as Centre for Medical Physics at Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. Professor Dhawan completed his M.Sc. (Honors) in Biophysics from P. U. in the year 1978 and Ph.D. from PGIMER, Chandigarh, in the year 1984. Prior to Ph.D., he worked as a trainee in Radiation Medicine Centre of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai and was awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Radioisotopes Techniques. His research areas are neurodegeneration, cancer and toxicology. He has published 176 research articles, out of which 140 are cited in Scopus. Prof. Dhawan has supervised 33 Ph.D. and 42 M.Sc. theses during 30 years of his research career. He is a Fellow of Indian College of Nuclear Medicine and Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists.