Emerging Faculty

Rajeshwary Ghosh, PhD.

Dr. Ghosh completed her PhD from the University of Calcutta, India, and post-doctoral training at the University of California, Davis, and University of South Dakota. She is currently a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology, College of Health, at the University of Utah, embedded in Dr. J. David Symon’s and Dr. Sihem Boudina’s laboratories. Dr. Ghosh’s research focuses on delineating the mechanisms of protein degradation pathways (macroautophagy, chaperone-mediated autophagy and proteasomal pathways) in the amelioration of cardiac pathologies.

 

Candace M. Reno, PhD.

Dr. Reno completed her PhD training at Washington University in St. Louis and a post-doctoral fellowship at Yale University and the University of Utah. She is currently a Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes at the University of Utah, embedded in Dr. Simon Fisher’s laboratory in Molecular Medicine. Dr. Reno’s research is focused on novel mechanisms dissecting how hypoglycemia during diabetes promotes fatal cardiac arrhythmias.