Associate Professor / Biochemistry, College of Applied Medical Sciences
Qassim University, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Gowder earned PhD from the University of Madras, India and received fellowship from AIIMS (India), UT Southwestern Medical Center, and the LSU Health Sciences Center (US). He worked for the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (US) and Medical Universities in the West Indies. Currently, he is the Associate Professor of Basic Health Sciences at the College of Applied Medical Sciences, Qassim University, KSA.
He has developed many methods / techniques ( primary renal cell culture method, confocal method for drug transport, in vitro histo-enzymological method, etc.) relevant to his research projects. He is also the author of many articles and has also edited basic and health sciences books (Cell Interaction, Toxicity & Drug Testing, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, etc. / European publications). Currently, he serves as an author and editor for several books and an international journal. He is also the esteemed editorial member and reviewer for various journals, and is a fellow and advisory board member for various international organizations. He has been nominated as an external examiner of the doctoral research program for many international Universities. Dr. Gowder has also served as an invited speaker and chairperson for international conferences.
Signaling pathway; Alcohol / drug metabolism; Phosphate metabolism / transport; Vitamin transport; Molecular evaluation of toxicity and diseases; Cancer biology; Xenobiotic biotransformation; Nutritional biochemistry; Food toxicology; Free radical biology -oxidative stress and cellular injury; Cellular transport and pharmacological binding; Cell culture studies and cellular assays; Surgery – uninephrectomy, cellular growth and hypertrophy; Pathological / clinical diagnosis; Gentics and molecular markers; General toxicological / carcinogenic evaluation; Anti cancer drugs – activity/ toxicity; Development of methods and techniques