Education and Training
B.S., Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India
M.Pharm., Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India
Ph.D., Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India
Postdoctoral Fellowship, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Amherst, NY.
Dr. Lakhman’s teaching interests and experience include Pharmacology, Toxicology, Pharmacogenomics, and Pharmacokinetics with special emphasis on implication of genetic variants on Drug Metabolism.
Dr. Lakhman’s research is focused on the role of short chain dehydrogenase reductases such as human carbonyl reductases and aldo keto reductases family in the drug and xenobiotics metabolism. Dr. Lakhman is also interested in pharmacogenomics of cytochrome P450 enzymes specifically CYP2D6, and its relationship to opioid metabolism to abuse and risk of addiction. The importance of this study will be to determine if genotype of the cohort is different from the normal population. His work is on studying the effect that genetic variability has on CYP2D6 on drug response and is focused only on the genes effecting codeine and analogs.
Selected Recent Publications