Sarkaria Endowed Professorship in Neuroscience

Pomona, Calif - 02/17/2006 -- Western University of Health Sciences is pleased to announce the Daljit and Elaine Sarkaria Endowed Professorship in Neuroscience. This is the first endowment ever initiated at WesternU. The Sarkaria Professorship is a tenured appointment in the area of neuroscience.

The first recipient of this generous endowment is Xiaoning Bi, MD, PhD, associate professor of physiology with the Department of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Osteopathic medicine of the Pacific. Dr. Bi has over a decade of international experience in basic medical research in the field of neuroscience and age-related diseases.

The Sarkaria endowment allows Dr. Bi to join an increasing team of neuroscience researchers at COMP who will further the strategic research initiatives of Western University of Health Sciences.

A meet and greet reception was held on Friday, February 17 in the University Alumni Center.

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