Shailendra K. Saxena

King George's Medical University India

Professor Dr. Shailendra K. Saxena is a vice dean and professor at King George's Medical University, Lucknow, India. His research interests involve understanding the molecular mechanisms of host defense during human viral infections and developing new predictive, preventive, and therapeutic strategies for them using Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV), HIV, and emerging viruses as a model via stem cell and cell culture technologies. His research work has been published in various high-impact-factor journals. He has received many awards and honors in India and abroad, including various Young Scientist Awards, BBSRC India Partnering Award, and Dr. JC Bose National Award of the Department of Biotechnology, Min. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. Dr. Saxena is a fellow of various prestigious international societies/academies including the Royal College of Pathologists, United Kingdom; Royal Society of Medicine, London; Royal Society of Biology, United Kingdom; Royal Society of Chemistry, London; and Academy of Translational Medicine Professionals, Austria. He was named a Global Leader in Science by The Scientist. He is also an international opinion leader/expert in the vaccination for Japanese encephalitis by IPIC (International Primary Immunodeficiency Congress )(UK).

Shailendra K. Saxena

10books edited

15chapters authored

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This book offers a comprehensive overview of recent trends in viral outbreaks, covering general concepts of immunobiology of infections, viral outbreaks, pathology, virology, viral genomics, viromes, and antiviral pharmacology. It also discusses current clinical recommendations for managing various viral diseases, highlighting ongoing issues, recent advances, and future directions in diagnostic approaches and therapeutic strategies. The book focuses on various aspects and properties of viral outbreaks, whose in-depth understanding is crucial to protect humanity from further losses of resources and economies due to viral diseases. It provides an overview of recent developments in the detection, monitoring, treatment, and control of several viral diseases that have caused recent epidemics or pandemics.

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