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Arun Pattatheyil, M.B.B.S.
Associate Consultant 
Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, India
Head and Neck Surgery
TMC Cancer Hospital, Rajarhat, Newtown
Kolkata - 700 156   
West Bengal   
Phone: 033-66057000
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Senior Consultant Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, India 2010
Associate Professor Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kochi, India 2009-2010
Research Fellow National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. 2007-2009
Area of Specialization:
Head and Neck Cancer
1. Arun, P., Brown, M. S., Ehsanian, R., Chen, Z. and Van, W.  Nuclear NF-kappaB p65 phosphorylation at serine 276 by protein kinase A contributes to the malignant phenotype of head and neck cancer. Clinical Cancer Research : An Official Journal of the American Association For Cancer Research. 2009.  15, 5974-5984. [PubMed]
2. Sharma, M., Iyer, S., Kuriakose, M. A., Vijayaraghavan, S., Arun, P., Sudhir, V. R., Chatni, S. S. and Sharan, R.  Functional reconstruction of near total glossectomy defects using composite gastro omental-dynamic gracilis flaps. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery : JPRAS. 2009.  62, 1277-1280. [PubMed]
3. Allen, C., Saigal, K., Nottingham, L., Arun, P., Chen, Z. and Van, W.  Bortezomib-induced apoptosis with limited clinical response is accompanied by inhibition of canonical but not alternative nuclear factor-{kappa}B subunits in head and neck cancer. Clinical Cancer Research : An Official Journal of the American Association For Cancer Research. 2008.  14, 4175-4185. [PubMed]
4. Brown, M., Cohen, J., Arun, P., Chen, Z. and Van, W.  NF-kappaB in carcinoma therapy and prevention. Expert Opinion On Therapeutic Targets. 2008.  12, 1109-1122. [PubMed]
5. Cohen, J., Chen, Z., Lu, S. L., Yang, X. P., Arun, P., Ehsanian, R., Brown, M. S., Lu, H., Yan, B., Diallo, O., Wang, X. J. and Van, W.  Attenuated transforming growth factor beta signaling promotes nuclear factor-kappaB activation in head and neck cancer. Cancer Research. 2009.  69, 3415-3424. [PubMed]
6. Wang, F., Arun, P., Friedman, J., Chen, Z. and Van, W.  Current and potential inflammation targeted therapies in head and neck cancer. Current Opinion in Pharmacology. 2009.  9, 389-395. [PubMed]
7. Brown, M. S., Diallo, O. T., Hu, M., Ehsanian, R., Yang, X., Arun, P., Lu, H., Korman, V., Unger, G., Ahmed, K., Van, W. and Chen, Z.  CK2 modulation of NF-kappaB, TP53, and the malignant phenotype in head and neck cancer by anti-CK2 oligonucleotides in vitro or in vivo via sub-50-nm nanocapsules. Clinical Cancer Research : An Official Journal of the American Association For Cancer Research. 2010.  16, 2295-2307. [PubMed]
8. Ehsanian, R., Brown, M., Lu, H., Yang, X. P., Pattatheyil, A., Yan, B., Duggal, P., Chuang, R., Doondeea, J., Feller, S., Sudol, M., Chen, Z. and Van, W.  YAP dysregulation by phosphorylation or DeltaNp63-mediated gene repression promotes proliferation, survival and migration in head and neck cancer subsets. Oncogene. 2010.  29, 6160-6171. [PubMed]
9. Kekatpure, V. D., Rajan, G. P., Patel, D., Trivedi, N. P., Arun, P., Iyer, S. and Kuriakose, M. A.  Morbidity profile and functional outcome of modified facial translocation approaches for skull base tumors. Skull Base : Official Journal of North American Skull Base Society ... [et Al.]. 2011.  21, 255-260. [PubMed]
Subramania K.I, Mohit S, Sasidharan P.R, Abraham M.K, Arun P, Kekatpure V. Sure closure'-skin stretching system, our clinical experience. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery. 2005. 38(2), 132-137.


Book Chapters:
Cancer of the Skin and Ear. Essentials of Head and Neck Cancer. Alberto Staffieri, Paul Sebastian, Madan Kapre, Bipin T Varghese, Rehan Kazi (Eds). Byword Books. ISBN-13:978-8181930712
Grant Support:
Project Title Role Funding Agency Sanction Number Sanction Date
Phase II, randomized placebo-controlled trial of chemoprevention of oral premalignant lesions using Curcumin. Department of Biotechnology, Government of India
Effect of Topically applied turmeric/curcumin on the hair growth when used in conjunction with Variable Pulse Light exposure in mice
Effect of Inhibition of Nuclear Factor kappa B (NF-B) Using Topically Applied Curcumin on Healing of Chronic Wounds


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M.B.B.S. in Medicine and Surgery, Government Medical College, Calicut (Kozhikode), India
Honors and Awards
Dr. C.A. Kurian Gold Medal for best paper at the Annual Conference of AOI, Malabar Branch in May 1997
Dr. Gopalakrishna Pillai Memorial Gold Medal for best paper at the annual conference of Otolaryngologists of Kerala state. Nov 2004
FHNO Gold Medal for the best free paper at the 4 th National Conference of the Foundation for Head and Neck Oncology, Hyderabad, India. Jan 2005
Dr. P.A. Shah Junior Consultant Award for best paper at the National meet of ENT Surgeons ,India. January 2006
Type of Neoplasms
Head and Neck
Oral cavity
  Last modified on : Aug 26, 2015
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