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Age dependent changes in CD147 expression on mouse erythrocytesPhagocytosis of nanodiamonds by lung epithelial cellsNanodiamonds uptake by lung epithelial cells

Prof. Rajiv Krishna Saxena
J.C. Bose National Research Fellow
Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Senior Scientist

Emeritus Professor
South Asian University (A Joint Venture of SAARC Countries),
Akbar Bhawan, Chanakyapuri
New Delhi 110021 (India)


Founding Vice President, South Asian University, New Delhi
Professor of Immunology and Founding Dean, FLSB, South Asian University, New Delhi
Pro-Vice Chancellor, JNU, New Delhi
Dean, School of Life Sciences, JNU
Professor of Immunology, School of Life Sciences, JNU, New Delhi

rajivksaxena@hotmail.com | rksaxena@southasianuniversity.org

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South Asian University
Jawaharlal Nehru University

Selected Recent Papers:

  • Behera, S.P. and Saxena, R.K. (2021) Nanodiamonds inhibit the scratch wound healing process in Lung Epithelial Cell Monolayers by inhibiting cell proliferation and migration. Toxicology Letters 341, 83-93
  • Babu Mia, Md. And Saxena, R.K. (2021) Poly-dispersed single-walled carbon nanotubes induce cytotoxicity in bone marrow derived Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells and modulate their cytokine driven differentiation to immune cells. Current Res. Toxicology 2, 82-92
  • Bhardwaj, D. and Saxena, R.K. (2021) Poly-dispersed-acid-functionalized-single-walled carbon nanotubes (AF-SWCNTs) are potent inhibitor of BCG induced inflammatory response in macrophages. Inflammation DOI 10.1007/s10753-020-01386-8
  • Babu Mia, Md. And Saxena, R.K. (2020) Poly dispersed acid-functionalized single walled carbon nano-tubes target activated T and B cells to suppress acute and chronic GVHD in mouse model. Immunology Letters 224, 30-37
  • Dutt, T.S. and Saxena, R.K. (2020) Enhanced antibody response to ovalbumin coupled to poly-dispersed acid functionalized single walled carbon nanotubes. Immunology Letters 217, 77-83
  • Singh, A. P., Md. Babu Mia and Saxena, R.K. (2020) Acid-functionalized single walled carbon nanotubes alter epithelial tight junctions and enhance para-cellular permeability. J. Biosciences 45, 23
  • Dutt, T.S. and Saxena, R.K. (2019) Uptake of Carboxylated Fluorescent Nano-Diamonds by Resting and Activated T and B Lymphocytes and Comparison with Carbon Nanotube Uptake, International Journal of Nanotechnology in Medicine & Engineering 4:7, 61-68
  • Dutt, T.S., Babu Mia, Md. and Saxena, R.K. (2019) Elevated internalization and cytotoxicity of poly-dispersed single-walled carbon nanotubes in activated B cells can be basis for preferential depletion of activated B cells in vivo. Nanotoxicology, 2019, DOI: 10.1080 / 17435390.2019.1593541)