Dr Vijayalakshmi Ramshankar

Dr Vijayalakshmi Ramshankar is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Preventive Oncology, heading the research division. She is a doctorate in molecular oncology and completed her post doctoral tenures at prestigious Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and Columbia University, Newyork, United States. She is currently a faculty scientist of the reputed Cancer Institute (WIA) and has a vast experience of the more than 25 years in the field on molecular oncology. Her primary focus is on tobacco related cancers like Oral, lung cancers and Human papilloma virus (HPV) based screening for cervical cancer. Her objective is to translate oncology research to patient bedside in the form of prognostic and predictive biomarkers that can be useful for screening, early detection and disease monitoring.