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Rekha V. Kumar, M.D.
Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology
Department of Pathology
Dr. M. H. Marigowda Road
Bangalore - 560 029   
Phone: +91-80-26094000
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Professor Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore, India 2007-Present
Associate Professor Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore, India 1993-2007
Assistant Professor Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore, India 1987-1993
Area of Specialization:
1. Bindhu, J., Imtiaz, A., Kumar, R. V. and Thejaswini, M. D.  Cystic variant of favorable-histology Wilms' tumor presenting with osteolytic metastasis to the ribs. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine. 2010.  56, 28-30. [PubMed]
2. Kashyap, M. K., Harsha, H. C., Renuse, S., Pawar, H., Sahasrabuddhe, N. A., Kim, M. S., Marimuthu, A., Keerthikumar, S., Muthusamy, B., Kandasamy, K., Subbannayya, Y., Prasad, T. S., Mahmood, R., Chaerkady, R., Meltzer, S. J., Kumar, R. V., Rustgi, A. K. and Pandey, A.  SILAC-based quantitative proteomic approach to identify potential biomarkers from the esophageal squamous cell carcinoma secretome. Cancer Biology & Therapy. 2010.  10. [PubMed]
3. Mittal, S., Subramanyam, D., Dey, D., Kumar, R. V. and Rangarajan, A.  Cooperation of Notch and Ras/MAPK signaling pathways in human breast carcinogenesis. Molecular Cancer. 2009.  8, 128. [PubMed]
4. Premalata, C. S., Kumar, R. V., Saleem, K. M., Fathima, L. J. and Das, K.  Fetal rhabdomyoma of the lower extremity. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2009.  52, 881-883. [PubMed]
5. Kashyap, M. K., Marimuthu, A., Kishore, C. J., Peri, S., Keerthikumar, S., Prasad, T. S., Mahmood, R., Rao, S., Ranganathan, P., Sanjeeviah, R. C., Vijayakumar, M., Kumar, K. V., Montgomery, E. A., Kumar, R. V. and Pandey, A.  Genomewide mRNA profiling of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma for identification of cancer biomarkers. Cancer Biology & Therapy. 2009.  8, 36-46. [PubMed]
6. Premalata, C. S., Kumar, R. V., Malathi, M., Shenoy, A. M. and Nanjundappa, N.  Cutaneous leiomyosarcoma, trichoblastoma, and syringocystadenoma papilliferum arising from nevus sebaceus. International Journal of Dermatology. 2007.  46, 306-308. [PubMed]
7. Saini, M. L., Krishnamurthy, S. and Kumar, R. V.  Intrapulmonary mature teratoma. Diagnostic Pathology. 2006.  1, 38. [PubMed]
8. Premalata, C. S., Kumar, R. V., Appaji, L. and Prabhakaran, P. S.  Childhood hepatic angiosarcoma--a case report. Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology. 2005.  48, 487-489. [PubMed]
9. Radhakrishnan, R., Suhas, S., Kumar, R. V., Krishnanand, G., Srinivasan, R. and Rao, N. N.  Plasmablastic lymphoma of the oral cavity in an HIV-positive child. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics. 2005.  100, 725-731. [PubMed]
10. Kumar, R. V., Shenoy, A. M., Daniel, R. and Shah, K. V.  Cyclin D1, p53, MIB1, intratumoral microvessel density, and human papillomavirus in advanced laryngeal carcinoma: association with nodal metastasis. Otolaryngology--head and Neck Surgery. 2004.  131, 509-513. [PubMed]
11. Veeraraghavalu, K., Pett, M., Kumar, R. V., Nair, P., Rangarajan, A., Stanley, M. A. and Krishna, S.  Papillomavirus-mediated neoplastic progression is associated with reciprocal changes in JAGGED1 and manic fringe expression linked to notch activation. Journal of Virology. 2004.  78, 8687-8700. [PubMed]
12. 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]
13. Bhaskar, V., Swamy, K., Reddy, B. K., Supe, S. S. and Kumar, R. V.  Sinus histiocytosis with nodal and extranodal involvement--a case report. Journal of the Indian Medical Association. 2003.  101, 28-30. [PubMed]
14. Bhargava, A. K., Shenoy, A. M., Kumar, R. V. and Rao, C. R.  Parotid tuberculosis simulating malignancy. The Journal of Laryngology and Otology. 1999.  113, 951-952. [PubMed]
15. Doval, D. C., Kumar, R. V., Kannan, V., Sabitha, K. S., Misra, S., Vijay, K., Hegde, P., Bapsy, P. P., Mani, K., Shenoy, A. M. and Kumarswamy, S. V.  Osteosarcoma of the jaw bones. The British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. 1997.  35, 357-362. [PubMed]
16. Kumar, R. V., Mukherjee, G., Ahuja, V. K., Vallikad, E. and Hazarika, D.  Aggressive angiomyxoma. Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology. 1997.  40, 389-391. [PubMed]
17. Sabhikhi, A. K., Rao, C. R., Kumar, R. V. and Hazarika, D.  Microcystic adnexal carcinoma. International Journal of Dermatology. 1997.  36, 134-136. [PubMed]
18. Hazarika, D., Kumar, R. V., Muniyappa, G. D., Mukherjee, G., Rao, C. R., Narasimhamurthy, N. K. and Shenoy, A. M.  Diagnosis of clival chordoma by fine needle aspiration of an oropharyngeal mass. A case report. Acta Cytologica. 1995.  39, 507-510. [PubMed]
19. Kumari, P., Augustus, M., Naik, U., Ravi, V., Shenoy, A. M., Rao, C. R. and Kumar, R. V.  Cytogenetic and viral studies in nasopharyngeal carcinomas in patients of Indian origin. Indian Journal of Cancer. 1995.  32, 10-14. [PubMed]
20. Kumar, R. V., Mukherjee, G., Umadevi, K. and Hazarika, D.  Sclerosing stromal tumour of the ovary. Indian Journal of Cancer. 1994.  31, 92-95. [PubMed]
21. Shenoy, A. M., Nanjundappa, A., Kumar, P., Kumar, R. V., Reddy, B. K., Kannan, V. and Anantha, N.  Interjugular neck dissection and post-operative irradiation for neck control in advanced glottic cancers--are we justified? The Journal of Laryngology and Otology. 1994.  108, 26-29. [PubMed]
22. Kumar, R. V., Mukherjee, G., Chandrasekhar, M. and Hazarica, D.  Pulmonary hamartoma. Journal of the Indian Medical Association. 1994.  92, 90, 92. [PubMed]
23. 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]
24. 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]
25. Kumar, R. V., Kini, L., Bhargava, A. K., Mukherjee, G., Hazarika, D., Shenoy, A. M. and Anantha, N.  Salivary duct carcinoma. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 1993.  54, 193-198. [PubMed]
26. Kumar, R. V., Hazarika, D., Mathews, T., Rao, C. R. and Satpute, S.  Fine needle aspiration biopsy cytology of chondrosarcoma. Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology. 1993.  36, 436-441. [PubMed]
27. Kumar, R. V., Mukherjee, G. and Bhargava, M. K.  Frozen sections--a retrospective study. Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology. 1992.  35, 27-33. [PubMed]
28. Murthy, S. K., Prabhakaran, P. S., Rao, S. R. and Kumar, R. V.  Unusual splenic metastasis from oesophageal cancer. Indian Journal of Cancer. 1991.  28, 81-83. [PubMed]
29. Mukherjee, G., Kumar, R. V., Shrinivas, V., Vijaykumar, M. and Bhargava, M. K.  Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma--a review of three cases. Indian Journal of Cancer. 1990.  27, 230-233. [PubMed]
30. Kumar, R. V., Mukherjee, G. and Bhargava, M. K.  Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of bone. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 1990.  44, 166-170. [PubMed]


Grant Support:
Project Title Role Funding Agency Sanction Number Sanction Date
Proteomic profiling of squamous cell carcinoma of esophagus Co-PI Department of Biotechnology, Government of India 2010
Association of the human papillomavirus with retinoblastoma in a South Indian population Principal Investigator Indian Council of Medical Research 5/13/47/05/NDCIII 2006


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M.B.B.S. Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India
M.D. in Pathology, Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore, India
Honors and Awards
2001, UICC funded ICRETT fellowship at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health on HPV and laryngeal and oropharyngeal cancer
Type of Neoplasms
Head and Neck
Larynx, Nasal cavity, Pharynx, Oral cavity, Eye and lacrimal gland
Gastrointestinal tract
Esophagus, Stomach
Musculoskeletal system
Soft tissues tumor
Adipose tissue, Fibrous tissue, Nerve tissue
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