Dr. Kunnumakkara Ajaikumar

Dr. Kunnumakkara Ajaikumar

Assistant Professor

Dept. of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Dept. of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India, 781039

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CANCER

Biography:

Dr. Ajaikumar B kunnumakkara received his Ph.D from University of Calicut, Kerala, India. He did his first postdoctoral work at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA and his second post doc at National Cancer Institute (NCI/NIH), USA and thereupon hired as an employee at National Institutes of Health, USA before joining as a faculty at IIT Guwahati. He has over 60 publications including original articles, reviews, book chapters and has one book. He has over 4800 citations in his credit.

Academic positions:

Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India

Research interests:

1. Role of inflammatory pathways in cancer development 2. Identification of novel biomarkers for cancer progression and treatment 3. Chemoresistance and chemosensitization 4. Radioresistance and radiosensitization 5. Cancer drug discovery

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