Faculty Profile

Brajesh Lal

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SURGERY, PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
Email: lalbk@umdnj.edu
School:  Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Education
  • UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark,Fellowship.2001,Vascular Biology & Surgery
  • UMDNJ-NJMS, Newark, Residency, 1999, Surgery
  • NCI-National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Fellowship, 1994, Molecular Biology
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, MD, 1989, Medicine
Experience
  • 1998-01, Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery, UMDNJ- NJMS
  • 2002-present, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, UMDNJ-NJMS
  • 2003-present, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, UMDNJ-NJMS
  • 2003-present, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering,Charles V Schaefer Jr. School of Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • 2004-present, Director, Surgery Clerkship, UMDNJ-NJMS
Professional Service
  • 2000-03, Nominations Committee, Microcirculatory Society
  • 2002-present, Cardiovascular Study Section, Philip Morris Research Grants Program  
  • 2002-present, Stroke Council, American Heart Association
  • 2003-06, Research Committee, American Venous Forum
  • 2003-present, Young Surgeons Committee, Society for Vascular Surgery
  • 2003-04, Program Committee, Peripheral Vascular Surgical Society
  • 2004-present, Cardiovascular Biology Study Section, Peer Review Committee, American Heart Association
  • 2004, Consensus Committee for Guidelines: Acute Stroke Imaging, Stroke Council, AHA
  • 2004, Consensus Committee for Guidelines: Management of Carotid Stenosis, Stroke Council, American Heart Association
  • 2004-present, Editorial Board, Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
  • 2005-present, Leadership Committee, American College of Surgeons
  • 2006-present, Chairman, Research Committee, American Venous Forum
Honors & Awards
  • 1982, National Merit Scholarship, National Council of Educational Research & Training, India
  • 1982, All-India Merit List (top 25 students), Premedical Indian School Certificate Examination
  • 1988, KK Das Medal for Surgery in Medical School
  • 1994, Fogarty Fellowship, NCI-National Institutes of Health
  • 1994-95, 3 Genebank Patents S71669, U09607, U70065, for genes cloned at the NCI-NIH
  • 1995, Best Surgical Resident, UMDNJ-NJMS
  • 1997, Alumnus of the Year Award, AIIMS Alumni Association
  • 2000, American Venous Forum-JOBST Vascular Research Award
  • 2000, Best Research Paper (William Abbot Award), National Vascular Fellows Competition
  • 2000, Best Research Paper, New Jersey Vascular Society
  • 2001, Best Research Paper (Thomas Riles Award), National Vascular Fellows Competition
  • 2001, Best Research Paper, New Jersey Vascular Society
  • 2002, Young Investigator’s Award, Eastern Vascular Society
  • 2003, Faculty Research Award, American College of Surgeons
  • 2003-06, Invited Faculty, Annual Postgraduate Symposium-Cerebrovascular Disease,
  • American College of Surgeons
Professional Societies
  • 1996-Present, American Medical Association
  • 1996-Present, American College of Surgeons
  • 2000-Present, Microcirculatory Society
  • 2002-Present, American Heart Association,
  • 2002-Present, American Venous Forum
  • 2002-Present, Peripheral Vascular Surgical Society
  • 2002-Present, Eastern Vascular Society
  • 2003-Present, Society for Vascular Surgery