Neuroscientist Medha Pathak and the “Mechanome in Action”

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MEDHA M. PATHAK

She loves Southern California’s beaches and whenever possible exploring their tide pools, coves and hiking trails.  But University of California-Irvine’s Medha Pathak is foremost a committed scientist—a biophysicist and neurobiologist at the crest of the wave of research into the mechanome, which she defines as:  “the collection of molecules in the cell or in the body that participate in generating, detecting and transducing mechanical forces relevant to biological systems.”

Story continued in new book—Darwin Overthrown: Hello Mechanobiology

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