Kanneboyina Nagaraju (Raju)

Professor of Integrative Systems Biology and Pediatrics

Childrens National Health System

Position in Extended Committee - Preclinical Expert
Kanneboyina Nagaraju (Raju)

Raju is an associate professor of pediatrics with a robust translational research program in muscular dystrophy. He currently direct a preclinical drug testing facility (MPDTF)  dedicated for neuromuscular disorders at the Research Center for Genetic Medicine, Children’s National Medical Center which has grown to be the largest academic facility in the US for muscular dystrophies. During the last two years the facility has taken a lead in collaboration with TREAT-NMD and helped to draft and develop consensus standard operating procedures (SOPs) for preclinical end points for muscular dystrophy models. The facility has so for conducted 40 different preclinical trials in four different models of muscular dystrophy. Raju also works closely with CINRG clinical trial network team in to identify therapeutic targets that are ready for human clinical trials in DMD.

Children's National Medical Center
111 Michigan Ave, N.W.
Washington DC
United States of America

Website http://www.childrensnational.org