Rahul Thakar, Ph.D.


Rahul Thakar is a Program Director at NHLBI in the Advanced Technologies & Surgery Branch. His portfolio intersects cardiovascular-related regenerative medicine, mechanobiology, and synthetic biology topics. Dr. Thakar also contributes to NHLBI’s efforts on the NHLBI-NIDDK Type-1 Diabetes Biorepository (CaRe-T1D), N-PeRC-MD, and Complement-ARIE. He also works extensively with NHLBI’s Catalyze and SBIR Programs. Prior to joining NHLBI, Dr. Thakar held positions at the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs and the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.