Dr. Hemal Patel, PhD

Hemal Patel PhD

Dr. Hemal Patel, PhD is Chief Scientific Advisor of Verséa Discovery, the creators of mescreen™. He is a Tenured Professor and Vice-Chair for Research in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of California, San Diego and has a dual appointment as a VA Research Career Scientist and VA Research Pharmacologist at the VA San Diego Healthcare System. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Pharmacology and Toxicology and did postdoctoral work at UCSD in the Department of Pharmacology. Dr. Hemal Patel has made seminal contributions in shaping new investigation areas on defining the impact of membrane structure on cell, organ, and organismal physiology and metabolism with implications for cardiac ischemia-reperfusion injury, heart failure, diabetic cardiomyopathy, aging, pulmonary hypertension, cancer, and neurodegeneration.