42922-Khanna, Savita

Savita Khanna, PhD

Associate Professor of Surgery

IB 454
Indianapolis, IN


Savita Khanna, PhD is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine. She is a faculty at the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering (ICRME). She received her PhD degree from the University of Eastern Finland, Finland. Her post-doctoral training was at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research interests include the study of neurodegeneration, stroke, cell biology, and nutrition. Her laboratory performs in vitro and in vivo studies related to mechanisms of neurodegeneration and rescue. Dr. Khanna has over 120 peer-reviewed publications with an H-index of 58. Her work has been cited over 10850 times. She serves as the managing editor for the international peer-reviewed journal Antioxidants & Redox Signaling, which has an impact factor of 6.530. She has presented her work at meetings and conferences both nationally and internationally. Dr. Khanna’s research is currently funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke (NINDS), to investigate brain injury, repair, and the role of glutamate metabolism in stroke. She is also funded by industry.

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
  • Education
    2000 PhD University of Eastern Finland
    1988 MPHIL Meerut University
    1986 MSC Meerut University
    1984 BSC Meerut University

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