Dr. Indira Mysorekar is a Professor of Medicine and Chief of Basic and Translational Research at Baylor College of Medicine. She is a cell and developmental biologist with extensive training in host-microbial interactions at two distinct tissues: the urinary bladder and placenta. Her lab uses mouse and cell culture models and conducts translational studies to ask key questions about these tissues. Her research work encompasses studies of UTIs and fundamental mechanisms of urinary bladder development and homeostasis, as well as preterm birth and in utero transmission of Zika virus.
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