Yugesh Kharel

Kharel, Yugesh

Primary Appointment

Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, Pharmacology


  • BEng, Wuxi University of Light Industry, Wuxi, China
  • PhD, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan

Contact Information

1340 Jefferson Park Avenue
Pinn Hall, Room 5227
Charlottesville, Virginia 22908
Telephone: 434-924-2837

Research Disciplines

Molecular Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Translational Science

Research Interests

Molecular Biology of Sphingosine 1-phosphate

Research Description

Discovering and characterizing inhibitors for Sphingosine Kinase and Sphingosine 1-phosphate transporters (Spns2 and Mfsd2b)

Selected Publications