Krishnan V Chakravarthy
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, UCSD Health and VA San Diego Healthcare, USA
Krishnan Chakravarthy, MD, PhD is an assistant clinical professor in UCSD Health Sciences department of anesthesiology and pain medicine who specializes in multi-modal pain management. Dr. Chakravarthy completed sub-specialty fellowship training in pain management at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and residency training in anesthesiology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He earned his M.D., Ph.D. degrees at Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Buffalo, NY. Dr. Chakravarthy’s research interests in pain medicine include incorporating new technology into advancing pain care. He is currently focusing on using nanotechnology as an novel system to develop new drug delivery and point of care device platforms to manage chronic pain. Prior to joining UCSD he has served as a contractor at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) where he researched host immunity to influenza virus as a way of developing novel therapeutic and vaccine strategies. His research work has been published in top journals including Anesthesiology, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and Pain Medicine. His research work has been also featured in Times of India, International Business Times, Futurity, NewsMedical and other national and international venues. He is also a founder of several biotechnology startup companies in the nanotechnology space, and new drug development focusing on commercializing paradigm-shifting technology in the field of infectious diseases, and chronic pain. Dr. Chakravarthy currently serves on the editorial board of several national and international peer reviewed journals, and institutional, national, and international committees dealing with pain management.
Influenza, Nanobiosensors, Nnaobiotechnology, Nanomaterials.