Biswa Ramani, MD, PhD


Biswa Ramani, Kampmann Lab

[email protected]
Postdoctoral Fellow
Neuropathology Fellow


  • Anatomic Pathology and Neuropathology, University of California San Francisco (2021)
  • M.D./Ph.D., Medical Scientist Training Program and Neuroscience Graduate Program, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (2017)
  • B.S., Biochemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2009)

Select publications

  • Liu, R.*, Ramani, B.*, Soto, D., De Arcangelis, V., & Xiang, Y. (2009). Agonist dose-dependent phosphorylation by protein kinase A and G protein-coupled receptor kinase regulates beta2 adrenoceptor coupling to G(i) proteins in cardiomyocytes. The Journal of biological chemistry, 284(47), 32279–32287. (*Equal contribution)
  • Ramani, B.*, Harris, G. M.*, Huang, R., Seki, T., Murphy, G. G., Carmo Costa, M. D., Fischer, S., Saunders, T. L., Xia, G., McEachin, R. C., & Paulson, H. L. (2017). A knockin mouse model of spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 exhibits prominent aggregate pathology and aberrant splicing of the disease gene transcript. Human molecular genetics, 26(16), 3232–3233. (*Equal contribution)
  • Ramani, B., Panwar, B., Moore, L. R., Wang, B., Huang, R., Guan, Y., & Paulson, H. L. (2017). Comparison of spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 mouse models identifies early gain-of-function, cell-autonomous transcriptional changes in oligodendrocytes. Human molecular genetics, 26(17), 3362–3374.

Selected Awards/Honors

  • Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award (2015)
  • Julius R. Krevans Award for Clinical Excellence (2018)
  • AANP Neurodegenerative Disease Scholars Program (2019)


Research interests

Protein aggregation, nuclear protein quality control, nucleotide repeat expansion diseases

Other interests

Tennis and other racquet sports, traveling, hiking, food, beer