Dr Shagun Khera

Dr Shagun Khera

Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences

School of Biomedical Sciences (Faculty of Health)


PhD ( Biomedical Sciences-2009)

Teaching interests

Biomedical Sciences

Research interests

Co-Culture Models and their use in Biomedical and Human Health, Cell Biology, Animal Models and Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy


Khera A., Khera S., Kiran R. Biochemical andHistopathological Studies in Atrazine Intoxicated Rats. Pollution Research 2005; 24(2):325-329.

Khera S , Tiwari A, Srinivasan R, Gupta A, Luthra-Guptasarma M. Molecular andmorphological evidence for cadaver vitreous-stimulated transformation ofdifferentiation competent retinal pigment epithelial cells into neuron-likecells. Current Eye Research, 2012; Jul;37(7):606-16.

Khera S , Tiwari A, Srinivasan R, Gupta A, Luthra-Guptasarma M. Expression ofgranulocyte colony stimulating factor and its receptor by retinal pigment epithelialcells: a role in maintaining differentiation-competent state. Current EyeResearch, 2011; May;36(5):469-80.

Smeets B, Boor P, Dijkman H, SharmaSV, Jirak P, Mooren F, Berger K, Bornemann J, Gelman IH, Floege J, van derVlag J, Wetzels JF, Moeller MJ. Proximal tubular cells contain a phenotypically distinct, scattered cell population involved in tubular regeneration. Journal of Pathology, 2013; Apr;229(5):645-59

Fejer G, Sharma S, Gyory I. Self-renewing macrophages--a new line of enquiries in mononuclear phagocytes. Immunobiology. 2015 Feb;220(2):169-74. doi:
10.1016/j.imbio.2014.11.005. Epub 2014 Nov 11. Review. PubMed PMID: 25468723.

Sharma S*, Eymael J*, Loeven MA, Wetzels JF, Mooren F, Florquin S, Deegens JK,Willemsen BK, Sharma V, van Kuppevelt TH, Bakker MA, Ostendorf T, Moeller MJ,Dijkman HB, Smeets B, van der Vlag J. CD44 is required for the pathogenesis ofexperimental crescentic glomerulonephritis and collapsing focal segmentalglomerulosclerosis. Kidney Int. 2018 Mar;93(3):626-642. doi:10.1016/j.kint.2017.09.020. Epub 2017 Dec 21. PubMed PMID: 29276101.( Shared First Author)