Prof. Rakesh Sharma

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, USA




1995 Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, Medical Biochemistry and Bioengineering

1988 M.Sc., National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, Biochemistry-Nutrition

1986 M.Sc., Banaras Hindu University, Biochemistry

Publications (selected)

  1. Sharma R, Katz JK (2007) Power and Interpretation of Positron Emission Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Prostate Cancer in Nude Mouse. Slovania Medical Informatica. 12(1): 1-14.
  2. Sharma R., Richard P Kline , Ed X Wu and Jose K Katz (2005) Rapid in vivo Taxotere quantitative chemosensitivity response by 4. 23 Tesla sodium MRI and histoimmunostaining features in N-Methyl-N-Nitrosourea induced breast tumors in rats, Cancer Cell International, 5(26), 129-42.
  3. Sharma, R., Kline RP (2004) Chemosensitivity Assay in Mice Prostate Tumor: Preliminary Report of Flow Cytometry, DNA Fragmentation, Ion Ratiometric Methods of Antineoplastic Drug Monitoring. Cancer Cell International 3(1).
  4. Wang GF, Kwon S, Sharma R, Patel,P, Lee HJ (2009) Effects of structural modification of anti-inflammatory steroidal antedrug on pro-inflammatory mediators and inhibitory cytokines in human alveolar epithelial cells. Health 1(3): 127-133.
  5. Sharma R. (2009) Troponin T: Search of Troponins as Smart Biosensors for Point-of-care Detection of Acute Myocardial Infarction. International J Biological Frontiers. 13(2).
  6. Sharma R. (2009) Troponin T: A Search of Superparamagnetic Iron-Oxide bound Antitroponin Nanoparticle for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. International J Biological Frontiers. 13(2).
  7. Sharma R., Tandon RK (2009) The Hepatocellular Dysfunction Criteria: The Hepatocyte Carbohydrate Metabolizing Enzymes and Kupffer Cell Lysosomal Enzymes in Development of Amoebic Liver Abscess (Electron Microscopic – Enzyme Approach). International J Biological Frontiers.
  8. Sharma R., Singh VS (2009) Hepatic Cellular Enzymes in Guinea Pigs Induced with Amoebic liver Abscess and 2’nitroimidazole Treatment. International J Biological Frontiers.
  9. Sharma R. (2009) Nutraceuticals and Nutraceutical supplementation in cancer prevention. A literature survey in years 2002-2009. Journal of Alternative Medicine. 1(2).
  10. Sharma R, Kwon S. (2009) Effect of Stimulators upon Human Hepatic Adenylate Cyclase Activity: A Tool of Nitroimidazole Cytotoxicity Assessment.
  11. Sharma R. (2008) The Hepatocellular Hypoxia Criteria: 2’Nitroimidazole Effect on Hepatocyte Carbohydrate Metabolizing Enzymes. Nature Precedings. Dec 30.
  12. Sharma, R. (1987) Effect of pH, temperature and proteolytic inhibitors on protein degradation by isolated Kupffer cell lysosomes from amoebic liver abscess induced guinea pigs: Current Trends in Life Sciences: Biomembranes: XIII, 317-320.
  13. Sharma, R., Singh, V.S. and Vasudevan, P. (1985) A simple enzyme elution method for evaluation of corneal surgical implants: Biocompatibility testing. Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 18, 107-112.
  14. Sharma R. (2011) Nitroimidazole Radiopharmaceuticals in Hypoxia: 2: Cytotoxicity and Radiosensitization Applications. Curr Radiopharma. 4(4): 379-393.
  15. Sharma R. (2011) Nitroimidazole Radiopharmaceuticals in Bioimaging: 1: Synthesis and Imaging Applications. Curr Radiopharma. 4(4): 361-378.
  16. Sharma R., Sharma A. (2011) 21.1 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging Apparatus and Image Interpretation: First Report of a Scientific Advancement. Recent Patents in Medical Imaging. 1(2): 89-104.
  17. Sharma R., Katz J. (2011) Taxotere Chemosensitivity Evaluation in Rat Breast Tumor by Multimodal Imaging: Quantitative Measurement by Fusion of MRI, PET Imaging with MALDI and Histology. Recent Patents in Medical Imaging. 1(2): 152-164.
  18. Sharma R, Sharma A, Chen CJ. (2011) State of Art on Bioimaging by nanoparticles in hyperthermia and thermometry: Visualization of tissue protein targeting. The Open Nanomedicine J. 3: 10-23.
  19. Sharma R. (2011) Physical Basis of Gadolinium Induced Skin Nephrofibrosis: Testing by Gadolinium-Protein Targeting Assay and Iron Oxide Nanoparticle Based Magnetic Resonance Microscopy. ISRN Dermatology. 1.
  20. Sharma R. (2010) Skin Age Testing Criteria: Characterization of Human Skin Structures by 500 MHz MRI Multiple Contrast and Image Processing. Phys Med Biol. 55(8): 3959-3979.
  21. Sharma R. (2010) Gadolinium Toxicity: Epidermis Thickness Measurement by Magnetic Resonance Imaging at 500 MHz. Skin Research Technology. 28(5): 339-353.
  22. Sharma R. (2010) Preliminary studies on human aldosterone synthase (CYP11B2) gene polymorphisms, metalloprotease-9, apoptosis, and carotid atherosclerosis plaque size by proton MRI. Journal of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System. 11(2): 198-204.
  23. Sharma R, Locke BR (2010) Jet Fuel Toxicity: Skin Damage measured by 900 MHz MRI Skin Microscopy and Visualization by 3D MRI Image Processing. Magn Reson Imaging. 30(1): 1013-1048.

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