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Preman J. Singh

MBBS, MD, MSc (Laval), MSc (Oxon), FACP

DPhil Student

I am working on Mfas, an amyloid-like protein in Drosophila. Mfas is highly expressed and easily visualized in secondary cells, found in Drosophila accessory glands (the equivalent of the human prostate). Using a variety of molecular and cell biology techniques, my aim is is to elucidate the intracellular trafficking and fate of Mfas, with a view to extrapolating these discoveries to human diseases like Alzheimers and Parkinson's. In addition, secondary cell-generated exosomes also have promising links to various metastatic cancers.

I completed my MBBS from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, followed by a residency in Internal Medicine from the University of South Dakota's Sanford School of Medicine, in Sioux Falls, the  United States. On a Fulbright Scholarship, I completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Molecular Neurogenetics in the laboratory of Professor Georges Levesque at Laval University, Canada. In addition to clinical training, I earned an MSc in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Laval University, Canada, an MSc in Experimental Therapeutics from St. Catherine's College, Oxford, and am pursuing a DPhil at Balliol College, Oxford. I am board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), and am a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP).