Bishow Adhikari

BISHOW ADHIKARI received the Ph.D. degree in molecular biophysics from Florida State University in 1997. He is currently a Program Director with the Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health. His responsibilities include the administration, planning, and oversight of a portfolio of basic and translational research programs in several forms of heart diseases/disorders, including heart failure, arrhythmias, cardiotoxicities, and various cardiomyopathies. He has organized and contributed to several initiatives, workshops, and working groups in these research areas. Prior to NIH, he conducted basic research work in skeletal and cardiac muscle function, applying biophysical, biochemical, and bio- engineering approaches to study the structure, function, and regulation of key sarcomeric proteins involved in muscle contraction and force generation.

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JTEHM, Articles, Published Articles
Point-of-Care Technologies for the Advancement of Precision Medicine in Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Disorders
A discussion of the importance of point-of-care (POC) technologies in facilitating precision medicine for heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders, including three such technologies currently undergoing commercialization. The commercialization of new point of care technologies holds great potential in facilitating and... Read more