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Geetashree Mukherjee, M.D.
Professor and Head 
Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology
Department of Pathology
Dr. M. H. Marigowda Road
Bangalore - 560 029   
Phone: +91-80-26094081
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Professor Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore, India 2000-Present
Assistant Professor Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore, India 1986-2000
Lecturer Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore, India 1985-1986
Assistant Professor Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati, India 1984-1985
Senior Resident Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India 1982-1984
Area of Specialization:

1. Singh, T., Satheesh, C. T., Appaji, L., Aruna, K., Padma, M., Kumar, M. V. and Mukherjee, G.  Hepatoblastoma: experience from a single center. Indian Journal of Cancer. 2010. 47, 314-316. [PubMed]
2. Vaidyanathan, K., Kumar, P., Reddy, C. O., Deshmane, V., Somasundaram, K. and Mukherjee, G.  ErbB-2 expression and its association with other biological parameters of breast cancer among Indian women. Indian Journal of Cancer. 2010.  47, 8-15. [PubMed]
3. Srivastava, S., Ramdass, B., Nagarajan, S., Rehman, M., Mukherjee, G. and Krishna, S.  Notch1 regulates the functional contribution of RhoC to cervical carcinoma progression. British Journal of Cancer. 2010.  102, 196-205. [PubMed]
4. Vaidyanathan, K., Lakhotia, S., Ravishankar, H. M., Tabassum, U., Mukherjee, G. and Somasundaram, K.  BRCA1 and BRCA2 germline mutation analysis among Indian women from south India: identification of four novel mutations and high-frequency occurrence of 185delAG mutation. Journal of Biosciences. 2009.  34, 415-422. [PubMed]
5. Dey, D., Saxena, M., Paranjape, A. N., Krishnan, V., Giraddi, R., Kumar, M. V., Mukherjee, G. and Rangarajan, A.  Phenotypic and functional characterization of human mammary stem/progenitor cells in long term culture. PloS One. 2009.  4, e5329. [PubMed]
6. C. Obul Reddy, P.P. Bapsy, V.S.S. Attili, G. Mukherjee. Breast cancer in young women-A study from South India. Australasian Journal of Cancer. 2009, No1, vol 8, 243 - 248
7. Adurthi, S., Krishna, S., Mukherjee, G., Bafna, U. D., Devi, U. and Jayshree, R. S.  Regulatory T cells in a spectrum of HPV-induced cervical lesions: cervicitis, cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and squamous cell carcinoma. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 2008.  60, 55-65. [PubMed]
8. Mukherjee, G., Muralidhar, B., Bafna, U. D., Laskey, R. A. and Coleman, N.  MCM immunocytochemistry as a first line cervical screening test in developing countries: a prospective cohort study in a regional cancer centre in India. British Journal of Cancer. 2007.  96, 1107-1111. [PubMed]
9. Madhumathi, D. S., Premalata, C. S., Devi, V. L., Appaji, L., Kumari, A. B., Padma, M. and Mukherjee, G.  Bone marrow involvement at presentation in pediatric non-haematological small round cell tumours. Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology. 2007.  50, 886-889. [PubMed]
10. Muralidhar, B., Goldstein, L. D., Ng, G., Winder, D. M., Palmer, R. D., Gooding, E. L., Barbosa-Morais, N. L., Mukherjee, G., Thorne, N. P., Roberts, I., Pett, M. R. and Coleman, N.  Global microRNA profiles in cervical squamous cell carcinoma depend on Drosha expression levels. The Journal of Pathology. 2007.  212, 368-377. [PubMed]
11. Ng, G., Winder, D., Muralidhar, B., Gooding, E., Roberts, I., Pett, M., Mukherjee, G., Huang, J. and Coleman, N.  Gain and overexpression of the oncostatin M receptor occur frequently in cervical squamous cell carcinoma and are associated with adverse clinical outcome. The Journal of Pathology. 2007.  212, 325-334. [PubMed]
12. Dowen, S. E., Scott, A., Mukherjee, G. and Stanley, M. A.  Overexpression of Skp2 in carcinoma of the cervix does not correlate inversely with p27 expression. International Journal of Cancer. Journal International Du Cancer. 2003.  105, 326-330. [PubMed]
13. Kumari, P., Mukherjee, G., Rao, C. R., Devi, M. G., Biswas, S., Appaji, L., Arunakumari, B. S., Padma, M., Bapsy, P. P. and Sundareshan, T. S.  Cytogenetic study of non-Hodgkin lymphoma from South India. histologic and geographic correlations. Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics. 2003.  141, 14-19. [PubMed]
14. Udayakumar, A. M., Sundareshan, T. S., Appaji, L., Biswas, S. and Mukherjee, G.  Rhabdomyosarcoma: cytogenetics of five cases using fine-needle aspiration samples and review of the literature. Annales De Genetique. 2002.  45, 33-37. [PubMed]
15. Udayakumar, A. M., Sundareshan, T. S., Mukherjee, G., Biswas, S., Rajan, K. R. and Prabhakaran, P. S.  Submandibular synovial sarcoma with t(X;18) and synovial sarcoma of the toe with additional cytogenetic abnormalities: presentation of two cases and review of the literature. Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics. 2002.  134, 151-155. [PubMed]
16. Daniel, B., Mukherjee, G., Seshadri, L., Vallikad, E. and Krishna, S.  Changes in the physical state and expression of human papillomavirus type 16 in the progression of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia lesions analysed by PCR. The Journal of General Virology. 1995.  76 ( Pt 10), 2589-2593. [PubMed]
17. Hazarika, D., Kumar, R. V., Rao, C. R., Mukherjee, G., Pattabhiraman, V. and Shekar, M. C.  Fine needle aspiration cytology of chondroblastoma and chondromyxoid fibroma. A report of two cases. Acta Cytologica. 1994.  38, 592-596. [PubMed]
18. Naresh, K. N., Ahuja, V. K., Rao, C. R., Mukherjee, G. and Bhargava, M. K.  Squamous cell carcinoma arising in endometriosis of the ovary. Journal of Clinical Pathology. 1991.  44, 958-959. [PubMed]
19. Obul Reddy C.,Bapsy P.P., Attili V.S.S  and  Mukherjee G. Breast cancer in young women – A study from South India. Australasian Journal of Cancer.  2009,  8, 243 – 248
20. James, R., Thriveni, K., Ramaswamy, G., Krishnamoorthy, L., Mukherjee, G., Deshmane, V. and Bapsy, P. Evaluation of Immunohistochemistry and Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay for Her-2/Neu Expression in Breast carcinoma. Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry. 2008 , 23, 345 -351.
21. Sreenivas, A, Sudhir, K., Mukherjee, G., Bafna, UD., Uma, D. and Jayshree, R. Regulatory T cells in a spectrum of HPV induced cervical lesions: cervicitis, cervical intraepithelial neoplasms and squamous cell carcinoma. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. 2008, 60, 55 – 60.
22. Gum hypertrophy – an unusual presenting feature in a case of precursor T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Premalata, CS., Madhumathi, DS., Lakshmidevi,V., Pradeep, R., Appaji, L. and Mukherjee, G. Turkish Journal Hematology. 2008, 25, 201-204.
23. Ramdass, B., Maliekal, TT., Lakshmi, S., Rehman, M., Rema, P., Nair, P.,  Mukherjee, G., Reddy, BK., Krishna, S., Pillai M.R. Co-expression of Notch 1 & NF-kB signaling pathway components in human cervical cancer progression. Gynecologic Oncology. 2007, 104, 352-61.
24. Kumar, R. V., Mukherjee, G. and Shenoy, A. M.  Follicular dendritic cell tumour--a case report. Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology. 2003. 46, 451-453. [PubMed]
25. Mukherjee, G., Freeman, A., Moore, R., Kumaraswamy, Uma Devi, K.,  Morris, L.S., Coleman, N., Dilworth, S., Prabhakaran P.S., andStanley, M.A. Biologic factors and response to radiotherapy in carcinoma  of the cervix. International Journal of Gynaecological Cancer. 2001, 11, 187-193.
26. Kumar, R.V., Mukherjee G., Ahuja, V.K., Vallikad, E., Hazarika, D. Aggressive Angiomyxoma. Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology. 1997, 40, 389-391.
27. Daniel, B., Rangarajan, A., Mukherjee, G., Vallikad, E. and Krishna, S. The   link  between   integration and expression of human papillo-mavirus type 16 genomes and cellular changes in the evolution of cervical intraepithelial neoplastic lesions. Journal of General Virology. 1997, 78, 1095-1101.
28. Doval, D.C., V. Kanna, V., R.S. Acharya R.S., Mukherjee, G., Shenoy, A.M. and Bapsy, P.P. Rhabdomyosarcoma of the tongue. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 1994, 32, 183-186.
29. Mukherjee, G., Doval, D.C., Shenoy, A.M., Kumaraswamy S.V., Kannan, V., Mishra, S., Kumar, R.V. and Anantha N. Soft tissue sarcomas of the Head and Neck. Oral Oncology Vol III B therapy.  Proceedings of the III International Congress of Oral Cancer, Madras, Indian, Maxmillan India Ltd. 1994. 443-446.
30. Kumar, R.V., Doval, D.C., Shenoy, A.M., Kumaraswamy, S.V., Kannan, V., Mukherjee, G. and Anantha, N. Malignant bone tumors of the Head and Neck: A clinicopathologic study. Oral oncology Vol. III B Therapy. Proceedings of the III International Congress of Oral Cancer, Madras, India, Maxmillan India Ltd , 1994,  469-472.
31. Mishra, S., Kumaraswamy, S.V., Doval, D.C., Mukherjee, G., Nanjundappa., Kannan, V., Prabhakar, P.S. and Anantha, N. Metastatic tumors to oral region. Oral Oncology Vol. III B-Therapy, Proceedings of the III International Congress of Oral Cancer, Madras, India, Maxmillan India Ltd. 1994, 437-440.
32. Kumar, R.V., Doval, D.C., Shenoy, A.M., Kumaraswamy, S.V., Kannan, V., Mukherjee, G., Anantha,, N. Malignant bone tumors of the Head and Neck: A clinicopathologic study. Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology. 1994, 5, 23-24.
33. Kumar, R.V., Kini, L., Bhargava, A., Mukherjee, G., Hazarika, D., Shenoy A.M. and Anantha, N. Salivary duct carcinoma: Kumar R.V. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 1993, 54, 193-198.
34. Kumar, R.V., Hazarika, D., Mukherjee, G., Rao, C.R; Shenoy, A.M. and Nanjundappa. Myxoma of the Maxilla. Pakistan Journal of Otolaryngology. 1993, 9, 149-151.
35. Kumar, R. V., Rao, C. R., Hazarika, D., Mukherjee, G. and Gowda, B.M.  Aspiration biopsy cytology of primary bone lesions. Acta Cytologica. 1993. 37, 83-89. [PubMed]
36. Rao C.R., Naresh K.N., Jaganathan, K., Mukherjee, G., Hazarika, D. Cystosarcoma Phyllodes: Diagnosis of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology. Acta Cytologica. 1992, 36, 203-207.
37. Naresh, K.N., Mukherjee, G., Rao C.R., Hazarika, D., Kumar B.N.K; Appaji, L., Kumari B.S.A. Extranodal sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy - A case report. Indian Journal of Cancer. 1992, 29, 226-229.
38. Kumar, R.V., Mukherjee, G., Bhargava, M.K. Frozen Sections - A retrospective study. Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology. 1992, 35 (1) 27-33.
39. Mukherjee, G., Kumar, R.V., Srinivas, V., Vijaykumar, M. and Bhargava, M.K. Extraskeletal Myxoid chandrosarcoma, a review of 3 cases. Indian Journal of Cancer. 1990,  27,  230-233.
40. Kumar, R.V., Mukherjee, G. and Bhargava, M.K. Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Bone. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 1990, 44, 166-170.
41. Kumar, R.V., Mukherjee, G., Prabhakaran., Bhargava, M.K. Diffuse lipoblastomatosis - A case report. Indian Journal of Cancer. 1988, 25, 246-250.


Grant Support:
Project Title Role Funding Agency Sanction Number Sanction Date
Gene expression profiling in breast cancers Department of Biotechnology, Government of India 2006
Genetic predisposition to breast and ovarian cancer among Indian women. Role of BRCA1 & BRCA2 genes Department of Biotechnology, Government of India 2003-2006
Validation of molecular markers that predict breast cancer development in women with ductal hyperplasias
Studying the molecular genetics of carcinoma cervix


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M.B.B.S. Guntur Medical College, Andhra Pradesh, India
M.D. in Pathology, Rajendra Medical College, Ranchi, India
Honors and Awards
2009, Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial UICC international award, International Union Against Cancer, Geneva, Switzerland
1999, ICRETT fellowship by the International Union Against Cancer
Type of Neoplasms
Female genital system
Soft tissues tumor
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