Dr. Pandey, a recipient of multiple awards, thinks about himself as a person driven by curiosity rather than passion. He believes that his interest in solving problems helped him to navigate successes and failures as an early-career researcher.
In celebration of Diwali, Dr. Ankur Kalra sat down with Dr. Ambarish Pandey, Assistant Professor at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, to talk about his career path and the questions that shaped his decision-making over the years.
In this candid and insightful interview, Ambarish talks about his training in India and the factors that contributed to his decision to continue his work in the US. He shares how preparing for a journal club led him to studying novel epiphenomenon in large data sets, as well as the practical aspects of applying for funding and developing questions.
What is the meaning of success and failure in academic medicine? What are the questions that guide Dr. Pandey? What does he consider key for his success in academic career? What is his message for our listeners?
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