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Researcher: KC, R (Dr Rajendra KC)

Fields of Research

Medical bacteriology
Infectious diseases
Respiratory diseases
Health promotion
Microbial genetics
Disease surveillance
Vision science
Gene and molecular therapy
Medical molecular engineering of nucleic acids and proteins

Research Objectives

Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Clinical health
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Human pharmaceutical treatments
Environmentally sustainable construction activities
Disease distribution and transmission (incl. surveillance and response)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A cost-effective technique for generating preservable biomass smoke extract and measuring its effect on cell receptor expression in human bronchial epithelial cells; Biology Methods and Protocols
A Taxonomic and Phylogenetic Classification of Diverse Base Editors; CRISPR Journal
Approaches for the sensitive detection of rare base and prime editing events; Methods
Comparative genomic analyses of multi-drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Nepal and other geographical locations; Genomics
Cow dung biomass smoke exposure increases adherence of respiratory pathogen nontypeable Haemophilus infuenzae to human bronchial epithelial cells; Exposure and Health
Draft genome sequence of a nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae strain used in the study of human respiratory infection; BMC Research Notes
Draft genome sequence of an isolate of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae from an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Tasmania; Microbiology Resource Announcements
Smoking and COVID-19: what we know so far; Respiratory Medicine
Targeting ectromelia virus and TNF/NF-κB or STAT3 signaling for effective treatment of viral pneumonia; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America
Temporal upregulation of host surface receptors provides a window of opportunity for bacterial adhesion and disease; Microbiology
The role of environmental exposure to non-cigarette smoke in lung disease; Clinical and Translational Medicine
Therapeutic targeting of inflammation and virus simultaneously ameliorates influenza pneumonia and protects from morbidity and mortality; Viruses
Whole-genome analyses reveal gene content differences between nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae isolates from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease compared to other clinical phenotypes; Microbial Genomics

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision