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Raja S. Rachakatla, PhD



Assistant Professor
Department of Anatomy


Address: A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
800 W. Jefferson St.
Kirksville, MO  63501

PhD: Kansas State University, 2007


BVSc (equivalent to DVM): College of Veterinary Sciences, Acharya N.G. Rnga Agricultural University, Hyderabad, India; 2001



Research Interests: Dr. Rachakatla has the following research interests:

  1. Transplantation of stem cells in various cancer disease models to evaluate their selective engraftment and targeted therapeutic potential.
  2. To develop animal models of various cancer diseases to understand the pathology of those diseases, and to evaluate the potential of various therapeutic agents including stem cells.
  3. To improve and develop transplantation techniques using sophisticated imaging techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, and computed tomagraphy.
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