December 18, 2019

Gohar Azhar, M.D.

Professor of Geriatrics

Dr. Gohar Azhar’s basic research interests include investigating transcriptional control of the aging heart and physiological evaluation of stress responses of the aging cardiovascular system.Dr. Azhar was co-investigator on the NIH/NIA project titled “Transcription Regulation in the Aging Heart”.  She is also P.l. on an STTR, titled, “Nutritional Therapy in Elderly with Heart Failure”, phase I on which has just been completed.  In addition, she is collaborating on grants with investigators within the RIOA, across campus and at Nutrition Center at the Arkansas Children’s hospital.  Dr. Azhar is collaborating nationally and is currently a co-investigator on the NIH-PCORI, collaborative multi-centered and multimodal, “Randomized Trial of a Multifactorial Fall Injury Prevention”.