Dr. Atul Sahai : NIDDK

Dr. Atul Sahai

NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Building 2DEM, Room 759
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel: 301-594-2242

Email: as718r@nih.gov

Current Position:
Scientific Review Administrator


Dr. Sahai received his Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry from Howard University, and completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the NIH in 1985. Since then he has held faculty positions in the Division of Nephrology at various academic institutions and was an Associate Professor at Northwestern University, Chicago. Dr. Sahai has broad-based experience in renal research, particularly diabetic nephropathy and signaling mechanisms associated with renal tubular and mesangial cell growth and fibrosis. In addition, Dr. Sahai’s recent work involved the role of obesity and diabetes in gastrointestinal diseases, including nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. During his tenure in academia, Dr. Sahai’s research work was supported by funding from various agencies including American Diabetes Association. He has published numerous research articles in high quality peer-reviewed journals and co-authored several book chapters; served as an ad-hoc reviewer for numerous scientific journals including Diabetes, American Journal of Physiology, Kidney International, and Hypertension; and was a member of various advisory committees including Center for Obesity Management and Prevention at the Northwestern University. Dr. Atul Sahai joined the NIDDK Review Branch as a Scientific Review Administrator in March, 2005.

Page last updated: September 01, 2007

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