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Amitava Dasgupta

Amitava Dasgupta

Amitava Dasgupta was born in Calcutta, India in 1958 and immigrated to U.S in 1980. He received his Ph.D from Stanford University and Fellowship training in Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology from the University of Washington at Seattle. Currently, he is a Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His research interest is in the field of drug-drug interaction, alcohol and drugs of abuse testing as well as efficacy and toxicity of herbal supplements using in vitro cellular model or animal model. He has published 182 scientific articles in many medical journals and is a member of the editorial board of five international journals including American Joural of Clinical Pathology, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Journal. 

Although Dr. Dasgupta is a toxicologist by profession, his passion is writing poetry especially haiku. His poems and haiku have appeared in many magazines including Modern Haiku and Frogpond. He lives in Houston with his wife and two cats.

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