Ragha Sakuru

MBBS, MD
Michigan State University Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellow

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Biography
Biography: 

Hometown:  India

Why did you choose to become a part of MSU Neurology?

MSU is a diverse international student body that attracts the best and brightest around the world. I am so happy to be part of the Neurology team; the family-like environment and the support system is amazing and makes working here extremely enjoyable. The comprehensive care of patients, processes, and research opportunities provided here are the few to mention that attracted me to become MSU family.

If you were not a doctor, what would you have chosen as a career?  

I had always loved teaching, so would have become a Teacher/Professor. 

Extracurricular Activities:  

Going outdoors, explorig new places, painting, chess. 

 

 

Publications
Selected Publications: 
Horner syndrome due to spontaneous internal carotids Artery Dissection. Cureus. 2018, Sep. Nidhi Shankar Kikkeri, Ragha Chaitanya Sakuru, Pradeep C. Bollu.
Mononeuropathy due to entrapment of dorsal cutaneous peroneal nerve: clinical, electrophysiological and imaging findings. Cureus. 2018, Sep.
Nidhi Shankar Kikkeri, Ragha Chaitanya Sakuru, Ruben Ngnitewe Massa a, Pradeep C Bollu, Raghav Govindarajan.
Millard Gubler Syndrome. Stat pearls. 2017, Sep.Ragha Chaitanya Sakuru, Pradeep C. Bollu.
Hurlers syndrome. Statpearls.2018, Sep;Ragha Chaitanya Sakuru, Pradeep C. Bollu.
Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders, Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacolog, 2019. Sudhanshu P. Raikwar, Nidhi S. Kikkeri ,Ragha Chaitanya Sakuru, Daniyal Saeed & Haris Zahoor & Keerthivaas Premkumar & Shireen Mentor, Ramasamy Thangavel & Iuliia Dubova & Mohammad Ejaz Ahmed & Govindhasamy P. Selvakumar & Duraisamy Kempuraj & Smita Zaheer1 & Shankar S.Iyer & Asgar Zaheer.
Education
Education and Professional Positions: 
Undergraduate Degree: Vikas Mahaila Kalasala, India
MBBS: Alluri Sita Rama Raju Medical College, India Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery
Master of Surgery, Ophthalmology (MD), Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, India.
Funding/Grants
Funding/Grants: 
Clinicobacteriological Study of Chronic Dacrocystitis, Andhra Medical College, Andhra Pradesh, 2012-2014 (Principal investigator)
Resident Location
Current Resident Location: 
Clinical Interests
Clinical Interests: 

Neuro-Ophthalmology

Research Interests
Research Interests: 

Clinicobacteriological Study of Chronic Dacrocystitis, Andhra Medical College, Andhra Pradesh, 2012-2014 (Principal investigator)

 

HbA1c, proteinuria and Diabetic Retinopathy in type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, ASRAM medical college, Eluru, Andhra Pradesh, 2014 – 2015 (Research intern)

     University of Missouri, Research Volunteer.

      Tissue culture project with mice microglial cells - CRISPR; University of Missouri, Research Volunteer

Immunohistostaining of mammalian brain tissue for inflammatory proteins like GMF (Glial maturation factor) involved in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

Animal behavioral study in Alzheimer’s disease – Rodent model.

Contact Info.

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Clinic Phone: 517-353-8122

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