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Erode M Elango, Ph.D., F.U.I.C.C.
Chief Operating Officer 
Mazumdar-Shaw Cancer Center
Department of Molecular Diagnostics, Narayana Hrudayalaya Health City
258/A Bommasandra, Anekal
Bangalore - 560 099   
Phone: +91-80-27835000
Mobile: +91-9945979979
Fax: +91-484-27832648
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Chief Operating Officer Mazumdar-Shaw Cancer Center, Narayana Hrudayalaya Health City, Bangalore, India 2009-Present
Chair Sequencing and Genotyping, Ocimum Biosolutions, Hyderabad, India 2008-2009
Assistant Professor Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kochi, India 2000-2008
Lecturer Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, India 1999-2000
Area of Specialization:
Molecular Biology
Research Summary:
Development of genomic and proteomic array for the early diagnosis of Head and Neck cancer in Kerala (South India) population
Bioinformatics - population genomics and computational genomic analysis
Molecular imaging for the early diagnosis of cancer
1. Rajesh, G., Elango, E. M., Vidya, V. and Balakrishnan, V.  Genotype-phenotype correlation in 9 patients with tropical pancreatitis and identified gene mutations. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology : Official Journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology. 2009.  28, 68-71. [PubMed]
2. Sampathkumar, K., Sooraj, Y., S., Amol, R., M., Ramakrishnan, M., Seethalekshmy, N., V., Elango, E., M., Granulomatous interstitial nephritis due to tuberculosis Rare presentation, Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation, 2009, 20 (5), 840-84.
3. Satish, S., Rajesh, R., George, K., Elango, E. M. and Unni, V. N.  Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis with essential cryoglobulinemia. Indian Journal of Nephrology. 2008.  18, 80-82. [PubMed]
4. Murugaian, E., E., Premkumar, R., M., Radhakrishnan, L., Vallath, B., Novel mutations in the calcium sensing receptor gene in tropical chronic pancreatitis in India., Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology, 2008, 43 (1), 117-21.
5. Panicker, J. N., Vinayan, K. P., Ahsan, M., Elango, E. M. and Kumar, A. A.  Juvenile Behcet's disease: highlighting neuropsychiatric manifestations and putative genetic mechanisms. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. 2007.  109, 436-438. [PubMed]
6. Elango, E. M., Asita, H., Nidhi, G., Seema, P., Banerji, A. and Kuriakose, M. A.  Inhibition of cyclooxygenase-2 by diallyl sulfides (DAS) in HEK 293T cells. Journal of Applied Genetics. 2004.  45, 469-471. [PubMed]
7. Kuriakose, M. A., Chen, W. T., He, Z. M., Sikora, A. G., Zhang, P., Zhang, Z. Y., Qiu, W. L., Hsu, D. F., McMunn-Coffran, C., Brown, S. M., Elango, E. M., Delacure, M. D. and Chen, F. A.  Selection and validation of differentially expressed genes in head and neck cancer. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences . 2004.  61, 1372-1383. [PubMed]
8. Mahalingam, K., Janani, S., Priya, S., Elango, E. M. and Sundari, R. M.  Diagnosis of mucopolysaccharidoses: how to avoid false positives and false negatives. Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 2004.  71, 29-32. [PubMed]
9. Elango, E., M., Asita, H., Nidhi, G., Seema, P., Banerji, A., Kuriakose, M., A., Inhibition of Cyclooxygenase-2 By Diallyl Sulfides (DAS) in HEK 293T Cells., Journal of Applied Genetics, 2004, 45(4), 469-71.
11. Soniya,E., V., Manoj,P. and Elango,E., M., Hepatitis B virus surface antigen partial cds, Genbank, 2002
12. Elango, E. M., Priya, S. and Mayasundari, R.  Discontinuous electrophoresis of glycosaminoglycans: a screening method for mucopolysaccharidoses. Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 1998.  65, 597-601. [PubMed]
13. Elango,E., M., Priya, S. and Mayasundari, R., A study of Morquio and Maroteaux-Lamy syndromes in South India, FASEB Journal, 1997, 11(9), A1422.
14. Elango, E., M., Roopa, R., Parvathy, G., Balakrishnan, V. and Paulmurugan, R., Hepatitis G virus infections in chronic liver disease patients and blood donors in South India (Kerala), Comparative Hepatology.


Book Chapters:
Elango E. M. Human genome project: A Molecular Edition on Homo sapiens., Human Origins, Genome and People of India, 1 Edition, Calcutta, India, Anthropological Survey of India. 2007
Elango E. M. Genetics of Gastroenterology and Hepatology., Practical Gastroenterology., 1 Edition, Bangalore, India. 2007. pg 330-335
Grant Support:
Project Title Role Funding Agency Sanction Number Sanction Date
Genetic studies on Chronic Pancreatitis Department of Biotechnology, Government of India 2004-2006
Phase II double-blind, placebo controlled randomized study of Sulindac, a pan-COX inhibitor, in oral premalignant lesions National Institute of Health, Maryland, USA 2005-2007
Phase II multi center chemoprevention study of oral neoplasia using Curcumin Department of Biotechnology, Government of India 2005-2007
Analysis of mutations in PRSS1 and SPINK1 genes in Kerala popul Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment, Government of Kerala, India 2003-2005


M.Sc. in Biomedical Genetics, , University of Madras, Chennai, India
Ph.D. in Biomedical Genetics, , University of Madras, Chennai, India
Honors and Awards
2004, Fellow of the UICC, The International Union Against Cancer
2003, ICRETT, UICC ( International Union Against Cancer), New York University, Molecular Profiling in Head and Neck Cancer
1992-1997, Research Fellow, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science, Government of India, Life Sciences
American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
Indian Society of Human Genetics
International Union Against Cancer
Society of Biological Chemists, India
Society of Biotechnologists
Research and Ethics Committee
Basic Science Division, ICMR
Nominee, CPCSEA, Govt of India
Board of Examinations, Cochin University of Science and Technology
Clinical Laboratory Services Committee
Institutional Animals Ethics Committee
Visiting faculty Amrita Institute of Biotechnology
Expert committee member, Anthropological Survey of India (Southern Region, Mysore, Karnataka, India)
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