Another Cool Bihari…

Dr. Ravi Ranjan, a researcher at the Health Science Center at San Antonia, Texas, has been honored with Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholar Award for his outstanding research in the field of brain molecular changes that reduces one’s ability to learn and remember as one ages.

Patna Daily reports that Dr. Ranjan, Ph.D., recipient of a $200,000 grant, is one of the only three Texas scientists to receive the New Scholar Award.Hailing from Babhanbigha, a small village in Sheikhpura district in Bihar, Dr. Ranjan did his high schooling from his village and then moved to T.N.B College, Bhagalpur, for his undergraduate.

After completing his Masters from Bhagalpur University, the native Bihari joined Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, for his Ph.D.Determined to further contribute to the cause of humanity, Dr. Ranjan joined University of Pennsylvania, USA, and later moved to Harvard Medical School for his post-graduate training. Currently he is associated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dept. of Pharmacology, Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, as an Assistant Professor.

Cool Bihari would like to wish the very best to Dr. Ravi Ranjan in his noble effort to serve humanity. We truly admire and appreciate his achievements.

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