Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics
James Cook University
Dr Nagaraja Haleagrahara is the Senior Lecturer of Physiology at the College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences. With a Masters in Medical Physiology, his PhD explored the “Pathophysiological Changes in the Neuroendocrine System during Stress” at Manipal University, a leading university in collaborative biomedical research. His continuing research has enabled further discoveries in disease pathophysiology and novel therapeutics resulting in over 75 publications in international peer reviewed journals, over 700 citations, and an h-index of 16. As an extensively experienced and internationally recognised Physiology Lecturer he advocates for quality medical education, receiving the College Deans Award, James Cook University (JCU), 2016 for teaching and subject excellence. Listed in the Top Ten Lecturers, JCU, 2014. Nagaraja also holds a position as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the School of Medicine, International Medical University (IMU), Malaysia.
His Research Portfolio interests are diverse including: oxidative stress; antioxidants; animal models of human diseases; neurodegeneration; and rheumatoid arthritis.