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   Sheetal Verma, PHD

Assistant Professor-Research

Department of Medicine
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Dr. Sheetal Verma is an expert in the field of infectious disease immunology, and works primarily on host immune responses to Tuberculosis (TB). She has published extensively on characterization and validation of immuno-pathological pathways that modulate disease outcomes in TB. In her current role, she is responsible for overseeing the implementation of scientific protocols and research operations at international sites. Dr. Verma works closely with the Data Management and Operations Center of RePORT International in coordinating cross-institutional regulatory processes, biorepository management and supervising assigned staff at international research laboratories. She is a co-investigator on multiple NIH/NIAID grants and is a valued member of the NJMS community due to her skills in the practice and teaching of research in high containment Biosafety Level 3 Laboratories (BSL3). In this capacity, she leads training of new scientists in containment procedures, performing key experiments and designing applicable protocols for working with animal models. Dr. Verma got her MS degree from Case Western Reserve University in 2010 and her PhD from Rutgers University - New Jersey Medical School in 2017.


PHD, 2017, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School