Shashwat Sharad

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Dr. Sharad works as a Staff Scientist at Center for Prostate Disease Research, Uniformed Services University. He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from AAIDU, Allahabad, in collaboration with BITS, Pilani, India. He is an established cancer and translational researcher with a strong academic/administrative track record and leadership qualities. He has inventive research experience in Molecular and Cell Biology, Gene Regulation and Functions, Translational Genomics, Molecular Mechanisms, Bio-specimen Resources and Banking, Molecular Diagnostics and Bioinformatics. His specialized research has focused on diagnosis, early detection, and treatment of human diseases. He was involved in the development of novel point-of-care (POC) device for early detection and testing antibiotic sensitivity of pathogens found in human urine, with commercial value. He is the recipient of several fellowships and grant awards; has published ~20 peer-reviewed articles and 03 book chapters.

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Antisense Therapy offers a comprehensive, state-of-the art perspective on the role of antisense therapy in the treatment of human disease, with a special focus on cancer. Use of antisense oligonucleotides is a growing field of pharmaceutical and biotech companies and research programs for treatment of several diseases. This book summarizes and presents the best updates, therapeutic principles, methods, and applications in the field and offers meaningful information to move treatment discovery forward.

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