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Sasha Bakhru: A Scientist Who Is Making a Difference

Sasha Bakhru is a scientist to watch out for.  Bakhru’s work has been gaining a lot of attention in the fields of science and biomedicine recently.  Sasha Bakhru has a variety of positions in the scientific and medical communities.  First and foremost, Bakhru works as an adjunct assistant professor of medical science at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.  In addition to that, he completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship there.

Sasha Bakhru’s work is unique as is his motivation.  Bakhru is attempting to make a difference in the world.  Bakhru’s important work has been published in a variety of ways.  He has written out eight patents, co-authored twenty publications, and he contributed one chapter to a book. 

Bakhru has an impressive educational background.  Bakhru completed his Bachelors of Science in the subject of Biomedical Engineering from Columbia University, an M.S.E. from John Hopkins University in Materials Science and a Ph.D. from CarnegieMellonUniversity in Biomedical Engineering. 

Bakhru has been widely recognized for a few of his educational achievements.  For example, in 2008, he won the Global MOOT Corp competition.  In 2009, he won the “Entrepreneur of the Year” award from the Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of Business. 

In addition to his educational and institutional work, Bakhru also plays an important role in the world of pharmaceuticals.  Bakhru serves as the Vice President and the CTO of Perosphere Inc.  He was also one of the co-founders.  Perosphere Inc. is a specialty pharmaceuticals company that is attempting to radically upgrade drug delivery technology systems.  Perosphere focuses on “rescue” drugs.  This noteworthy organization already has thirty patents on their revolutionary products and ten pending patents.

Author bio: Guest post is provided by Sasha Bakhru who works in the fields of science and medicine, specifically pharmaceuticals and stem cell research.  Check out his website for more information.