Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism

ISSN - 2155-6156

Jagdish Sharma

Jagdish Sharma


Jagdish N. Sharma is currently a Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics of which he is the Founding Chairman, Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait. He has also served as a Professor of Pharmacology at the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, prior to joining Kuwait University in 1999. Prof. Sharma is an author of a book entitled "Topics in Mediators Pharmacology", which has been published by the Nova Science Publishers Inc., N.Y., USA. Prof. Sharma is the Editor of a book Progress in Drug Research" series entitled "Recent Developments in the Regulation of Kinins" 2014 which is published by Springer Basel AG, Switzerland. He has been to numerous International conferences as invited speaker. Prof. Sharma has been holding several research grants for the support of his clinical and basic research activities and supervised PhD and MSc theses. He has been PhD external examiner and evaluator for promotions to the ranks of Associate Professor and Professor externally. In Malaysia, his research investigations were funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Malaysia.
Research Interest
Critical evaluation of the molecular actions of kallikrein–kininogen-kinin–kininase system and its interactions with arachidonic acid products, platelet activating factor, cytokines and products released by endothelial cells in experimental hypertension, inflammation and diabetes. Contribution of the kallikrein-kininogen-kinin-kininase system and related agents in the pathophysiology of inflammation, cardiovascular and renal disorders with special reference to hypertension and diabetes. Blood pressure regulation by the kallikrein-kinin system, and its role in the pathophysiology of left ventricular hypertrophy in the presence of hypertension.

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