Muralidhar L. Hegde
Dr. Hegde is Associate Professor at Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI), Houston, Texas, USA. He also holds adjunct faculty appointments at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Texas A&M University. Dr. Hegde directs a research program focused on delineating the molecular insights into the involvement of genome damage/repair responses in human brain pathologies and developing novel mechanism-based treatment strategies for these diseases. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is a major focus of Dr. Hegde’s research program, with recent publications in prestigious journals that include Nature Communications, PNAS and JBC on this topic. Dr. Hegde’s research has been continuously funded by multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health and other foundations. He serves on the editorial boards of half a dozen journals.