Dr. Padmini Salgame obtained her Ph.D. degree from the University of Bombay, India. Following her graduation, she was awarded a Fellowship from the Wellcome Trust to obtain advanced training in Immunology with Prof. N. A. Mitchison at University College, London. Later she trained in the Immunology of Mycobacterial Diseases with Prof. Barry R. Bloom, at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York. Since the fall of 1994, she has directed an experimental research laboratory involved in the research of tubercular host microbe interaction, and her research work is funded by the National Institutes of Health. From 1994 to 2003 she was Assistant and then Associate Professor at Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Currently Dr. Salgame is a Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and The Center for Emerging Pathogens at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.
Ph.D., 1984, Bombay University, India B.Sc., 1976, Bombay University, India