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T. S. Sridhar, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Professor and Head 
St. Johns Research Institute
Molecular Medicine division
St. Johns National Academy of Health Sciences
Bangalore - 560 034   
Phone: +91-80-25532037, 22065059
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Resident Barnes Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, USA 1997-2000
Post Doctoral Fellow Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA 1993-1996
Area of Specialization:
Molecular Biology
Research Summary:
Biomarkers in cancer diagnosis and therapy, specifically breast cancer and malignant gliomas
Development of novel chemotherapeutics for cancer
Molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration and neuroprotection
1. Somayajulu-Nitu, M., Sandhu, J. K., Cohen, J., Sikorska, M., Sridhar, T. S., Matei, A., Borowy-Borowski, H. and Pandey, S.  Paraquat induces oxidative stress, neuronal loss in substantia nigra region and parkinsonism in adult rats: neuroprotection and amelioration of symptoms by water-soluble formulation of coenzyme Q10. BMC Neuroscience. 2009.  10, 88. [PubMed]
2. Siedlakowski, P., McLachlan-Burgess, A., Griffin, C.,Sridhar T. S., Tirumalai, S. S., McNulty, J. and Pandey, S.  Synergy of Pancratistatin and Tamoxifen on breast cancer cells in inducing apoptosis by targeting mitochondria. Cancer Biology & Therapy. 2008. 7, 376-384.
3. Siedlakowski, P., McLachlan-Burgess, A., Griffin, C., Tirumalai, S. S., McNulty, J. and Pandey, S.  Synergy of Pancratistatin and Tamoxifen on breast cancer cells in inducing apoptosis by targeting mitochondria. Cancer Biology & Therapy. 2008.  7, 376-384. [PubMed]
4. Pandey, V., Prabhu, J. S., Payal, K., Rajan, V., Deepak, C., Barde, S., Jagannath, P., Borges, A. and Sridhar, T. S.  Assessment of microsatellite instability in colorectal carcinoma at an Indian center. International Journal of Colorectal Disease. 2007.  22, 777-782. [PubMed]
5. Sridhar, T. S., Brown, M. C. and Sewell, W. F.  Unique postsynaptic signaling at the hair cell efferent synapse permits calcium to evoke changes on two time scales. The Journal of Neuroscience. 1997.  17, 428-437. [PubMed]
6. Sridhar, T. S., Liberman, M. C., Brown, M. C. and Sewell, W. F.  A novel cholinergic "slow effect" of efferent stimulation on cochlear potentials in the guinea pig. The Journal of Neuroscience. 1995.  15, 3667-3678. [PubMed]
7. Sridhar, T. S., Swarup, G. and Khar, A.  Downregulation of phospho-tyrosine phosphatases in a macrophage tumor. FEBS Letters. 1993.  326, 75-79. [PubMed]
8. Sridhar, T. S. and Sohi, H. S.  Control of anthracnose of banana caused by Gloeosporium musarum Cke. & Massee in storage with the use of fungicidal treatments. Hindustan Antibiotics Bulletin. 1974.  17, 35-36. [PubMed]
9. Sridhar T. S.  Evaluation of fungicides against Rhizopus spp causing soft rot of fruits. Hindustan Antibiotics Bulletin. 1974.  17, 31-34. [PubMed]


M.B.B.S. Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, India
Ph.D. Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India
Honors and Awards
1992, The Upjohn award for cancer research at the 83rd annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, San Diego USA
Executive Member, Indian Association of Medical & Pediatric Oncology and Indian Society for Oncology
Type of Neoplasms
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