Dr. Madhu Khullar, Ph.D., was a Professor in the Department of Experimental Medicine and Biotechnology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India from 2005 to 2018. She also held the post of Professor-in charge, Academics at PGIMER, Chandigarh She is currently an Emeritus Scientist at, the Indian Council of Medical Education and Research, India. She completed a fellowship in Hypertension Research from Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA, and was a recipient of the Fogarty Fellowship, NIH, USA from 1991-1993 and a recipient of a DBT overseas fellowship for research. She is a Fellow, of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, India; Fellow, of the International Academy of Cardiovascular Research, Fellow, of the International Society of Nutrition. She has a keen research interest in Molecular mechanisms, Genetics, and Functional Genomics of Cardiovascular diseases, including Cardiomyopathies, Hypertension, and Diabetic Nephropathy. She has published nearly 200 research papers in peer-reviewed journals and has edited several books and contributed chapters in various books.