Diwakar Turaga, MD, PhD
- Texas Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Critical Care Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
|University of Pittsburgh Medical Center||fellowship||Pediatric Critical Care||2019|
|University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine||fellowship||Pediatric Cardiology||2018|
|Washington University – St Louis Children’s Hospital||residency||Pediatrics||2015|
|Washington University – St Louis||medical school||Doctor of Medicine||2012|
|Washington University - St. Louis||PhD||Doctor of Philosophy||2012|
I am a physician-scientist with clinical training in pediatric cardiac critical care and research training in stem-cell biology and microscopy. My career objective is to bring cardiac regenerative medicine therapies to the bedside.
Congenital cardiac critical care
Regenerative medicine, stem-cell derived cardiac microtissues, light sheet microscopy, Calcium imaging
|American Academy of Pediatrics||Member|
Hammen GF, Turaga D and Holy TE, Meeks JP, “Functional glomerular maps of the accessory olfactory bulb reveal a regionally homophylic, locally heterophylic organization.” Nature Neuroscience 17(7): 953(2014).
Turaga D and Holy TE, “Aberrations and their correction in light-sheet microscopy: a low-dimensional parameterization.” Biomed Opt Express 4(9):1654 (2013).
Turaga D and Holy TE, “Organization of vomeronasal sensory coding revealed by fast volumetric calcium imaging.” Journal of Neuroscience 32:1612 (2012).
Turaga D and Holy TE, “Image-based calibration of a deformable mirror in wide-ﬁeld microscopy.” Applied Optics 49:2030 (2010).
Turaga D and Holy TE, “Miniaturization and defocus correction for objective-coupled planar illumination microscopy.” Optics Letters 33:2302 (2008).
Holekamp TF, Turaga D and Holy TE, “Fast three-dimensional ﬂuorescence imaging of activity in neural populations by objective-coupled planar illumination microscopy.” Neuron 57:661 (2008).