Dhanapal Sakthisekaran

Title: Role of Natural Antioxidants in Breast Cancer Chemotherapy


Professor Dr.Dhanapal Sakthisekaran has joined as Lecturer in the Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Madras in 1978. He has obtained his Ph.D., degree in 1988 and subsequently promoted as Reader and Professor in 1988 and 1994 respectively. He has published more than 140 research papers in reputed National and International journals He has received many awards for his contribution in Basic Medical Sciences. He has won Indian Council of Medical Research Award (Govt.of India) in 2003 and Tamil Nadu Scientist Award in 2005.He has also received SOMPS Poster Award from ICACT, Paris, France in 2008. He has guided 49 PhD students. He was the Editor in Chief of the journal BIOMEDICINE published by the Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists, India. He has retired in 2014 as Professor and Head and joined as UGC –BSR Faculty Fellow. Presently he is an Honorary Visiting Professor in the University of Madras.

Research Interest

Cancer Chemotherapy and antioxidants

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