Vivek R. Nerurkar Ph.D.

VivekProfessor and Chair
Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology
John A. Burns School of Medicine
651 Ilalo Street, BSB 320
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Telephone: (808) 692-1668

University of Bombay, India. B.Sc., 1980 – Zoology, Chemistry
University of Bombay, India. D.M.L.T., 1981 – Medical Technology
University of Bombay, India. M.Sc., 1983 – Applied Physiology
University of Bombay, India. Ph.D., 1987 – Applied Biology (Cell & Molecular Biology)

Personal Statement
Dr. Nerurkar joined the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 1994 to develop the Research Centers in Minority Institutions Program, NCRR supported Retrovirology Activity following a five-year appointment as a Visiting Fellow and Visiting Associate of the NINDS, NIH.  His major area of research interest is in infectious diseases, specifically the study of pathogenesis of orphan diseases and orphan microbial agents.  Over the past two decades he has conducted research in the diverse but related areas of virology, specifically neurovirology.