blood stem cell donations

Mr. Patrick Paul

DKMS BMST Foundation India, based out of Bangalore, Karnataka, is a joint venture of two reputed non-profit organizations- BMST (Bangalore Medical Services Trust) and DKMS one of the largest international blood stem cell donor centers in the world based in Germany, with entities in the US, the UK, Chile, Poland, India, and South Africa. Patrick […]

Ms. Terri Conneran Cancer Crusader

Ms. Terri Conneran

Ms. Terri Conneran was diagnosed with stage III lung cancer in 2017. Considering the family history of breast cancer, she was getting screened for the same from her mid-20s. Her symptoms at first indicated ailments like asthma, pneumonia, and bronchitis. After a diligent antibiotic course, when she showed no signs of improvement, she underwent a […]

Alka Shrikhande

Alka Shrikhande (MS, MBA) is a biochemist, who has worked with Pfizer and Bayer Pharmaceuticals in drug development as a research scientist for over thirty years. Her work in the field of neuroscience and inflammation has been published in scientific journals. She was the President of Asian Pacific American Group at Pfizer. Alka, who lives […]

Ms. Jayashree Ratan

I was born in Chennai but I have lived in Mumbai for more than 32 years. Because of my father’s and husband’s jobs in All India services, I had a good Bharath darshan from a young age. I traveled across the country and was exposed to people of different cultures. As I grew old my […]

Samara Mahindra

Samara Mahindra is the Founder and CEO of CARER – India’s first personalized integrative oncology company that provides customized nutrition-based integrative therapies for cancer patients. Samara decided to launch CARER because of her personal experience of losing her mother to cancer. During the time she lived as a caregiver, she found a major gap in […]

Dr. Geetha Manjunath

Dr. Geetha Manjunath is the founder, CEO, and CTO of NIRAMAI Health Analytix. Dr. Geetha specializes in IT and has worked as a Principal Research Scientist and Research Manager at Hewlett Packard Labs India for 17 years and a team leader at C-DAC Bangalore. She has also led a team in the Data Analytics Lab […]

Real-World Evidence For Transforming Oncology Management

Introduction: Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are considered as the gold standard for drugs approval, before using them in the actual clinical practice. RCTs are expensive, tedious, and long- lasting with rigid inclusion criteria. These trials are associated with selection and design bias and are only useful to fast-track the oncology drug approval for a small […]

Shubhendra Singh Thakur

Shubhendra Singh Thakur, a graduate in Biology who holds a specialisation in Design and Interpretation of Clinical Trials has always been a tech lover. From a background in biology and life sciences, he never kept himself shackled to the limitations of his academic knowledge and understanding. Due to his keen interest in learning and developing […]

Endoscopic Thyroid Surgery in Thyroid Cancers!

Introduction Thyroid cancer refers to abnormally growing thyroid cells that have the potential to spread to other body parts. Its symptoms include swelling or a lump in the neck. As per a recent study, global new cases of thyroid cancer in 2019 were 233,847, which meant an increase of 167% over 1990. The incidence is […]