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Nabendu Murmu, Ph.D.
Senior Scientific Officer, Gr-II 
Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute
Cancer Chemoprevention
37, S. P. Mukherjee Road
Kolkata - 700 026   
West Bengal   
E-mail: abendu.murmu
Phone: +91-33-24765101, Extn.316
Fax: +91-33-4757606
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Senior Scientific Officer, Gr-II Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata, India Present
Area of Specialization:
Research Summary:
Determine the level of normal as well as cancer stem cell in the peripheral blood and cancerous tissue of various types of human cancer patients before and after conventional therapies
To evaluate the therapeutic efficiency of NK4 cDNA in oral squemous cell carcinoma, breast and cervical cancer
To determine the molecular mechanism of cancer therapeutic and chemopreventive agents through signaling pathways, mRNA transcription and post transcription
To analyze the mechanism by which synthetic or natural products acts at the level of angiogenesis and tumor invasiveness of different cancer cells
To determine the molecular mechanism by which the RNA binding proteins may be use as anticancer therapy
1. Mukhopadhyay, D., Mitra, A., Nandi, P., Varghese, A. C., Murmu, N., Chowdhury, R., Chaudhuri, K. and Bhattacharyya, A. K.  Expression of metallothionein-1 (MT-1) mRNA in the rat testes and liver after cadmium injection. Systems Biology in Reproductive Medicine. 2009.  55, 188-192. [PubMed]
2. Mukhopadhyay, D., Jung, J., Murmu, N., Houchen, C. W., Dieckgraefe, B. K. and Anant, S.  CUGBP2 plays a critical role in apoptosis of breast cancer cells in response to genotoxic injury. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2003.  1010, 504-509. [PubMed]
3. Murmu, N., Ghosh, P., Gomes, A., Mitra, S., Das, M., Besra, S. E., Majumdar, J., Bhattacharya, S., Sur, P. and Vedasiromoni, J. R.  Antineoplastic effect of new boron compounds against leukemic cell lines and cells from leukemic patients. Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research. 2002.  21, 351-356. [PubMed]
4. Murmu, N., Mitra, S., Das, M., Gomes, A., Vedasiromoni, J. R., Ghosh, M., Bhattacharya, M., Ghosh, P., Biswas, J., Bhattacharya, S. and Sur, P.  Boron compounds against human leukemic cells. Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research. 2001.  20, 511-515. [PubMed]
5. Chatterjee, R., Mukhopadhyay, D., Murmu, N. and Jana, S.  Prevalence of human papillomavirus infection among prostitutes in Calcutta. Journal of Environmental Pathology, Toxicology and Oncology. 2001.  20, 113-117. [PubMed]
6. Chatterjee, R., Mukhopadhyay, D., Murmu, N. and Mitra, P. K.  Correlation between human papillomavirus DNA detection in maternal cervical smears and buccal swabs of infants. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. 1998.  36, 199-202. [PubMed]


Type of Neoplasms
Head and Neck
Oral cavity
Female, Male
Hemato-lymphoid system
Female genital system
  Last modified on : Mar 4, 2011
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