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Prem Kumar Govindappa, PhD

Assistant Research Professor
Orthopedics – Research
Prem Kumar Govindappa, DVM, PhD

I am a veterinary research scientist with a passion for translational science and regenerative medicine with animal surgery. I am determined to discover a novel therapeutic molecule that can benefit human and animal patients suffering from peripheral neuropathies and musculoskeletal disorders.

My research interests include:

  • Peripheral nerve injury
  • Denervated neuromuscular junction
  • Skeletal muscle atrophy and fibrosis
  • Skin wound regeneration and repair
  • Intestinal motility and colitis disorders


  • DVM, Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry
  • MS and PhD, Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology