Dr. Sheikh Rayees is a pharmacologist, currently working at University of Illinois at Chicago, USA. He has completed his doctoral degree at prestigious CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine and SMVDU, Jammu, India. Mr. Rayees is currently working towards understanding the biology and therapeutics of respiratory disorders like acute lung injury, acute respiratory distress syndrome etc. He has published several articles in highly reputed peer reviewed journals and has sound academic credentials. Mr. Rayees has been given several fellowships/ awards in recognition to his work. He reviews manuscripts for several reputed journals.
Dr. Rayees is interested fields of research like drug development, Identifying novel drug targets and their validation in disease models. Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamics of new lead drug candidates. GPCR signalling.