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College of Engineering and Computing

Faculty and Staff

Chandrashekhar Patel

Title: Research Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Department: Biomedical Engineering
College of Engineering and Computing
Phone: 803-576-6224
Office: Swearingen Engineering Center
301 Main Street
Room 3A65
Columbia, SC 29208
headshot of Chandrashekhar Patel


  • Ph.D., Molecular Biology, Indian Institute of Science, 1987
  • M.S., Microbiology, University of Baroda, 1981
  • B.S., Microbiology, Gujrat State University, 1979


Dr. Patel's research interests include molecular regulation of vascular endothelial and smooth muscle cells.

Selected Publications

  • Marc S. Penn, Chandrashekhar V. Patel, Mei Zhen Cui, Paul E. DiCorleto and Guy M. Chisholm (1999) LDL increases inactive tissue factor on vascular smoth muscle cell surfaces; hydrogen peroxide activates latent cell surface tissue factor. Circulation 99, 1753-1759.
  • Chandrashekhar V. Patel, Rajesh Sharangpani and Paul E. DiCorleto (1999) Endothelial cells express a novel TNF-alpha regulated varient of HOXA9. J. Biol. Chem. 274, 1415-1422.
  • Chandrashekhar V. Patel, Indhira Handy, Tiffany Goldsmith, and Rekha C. Patel (2000) PACT, a stress-modulated cellular activator of interferon-induced double-stranded RNA-activated protein kinase, PKR. J. Biol. Chem. 275, 37993-37998.
  • Rekha C. Patel, Indhira Handy, and Chandrashekhar V. Patel (2002) Contribution of double-stranded RNA-activated protein kinase toward antiproliferative actions of heparin on vascular smooth muscle cells.
  • Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. 221, 439-1444.

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