Amrita Surendranath's Profile

B.Sc. (Microbiology), M.Sc. (Human Genetics)

Amrita Surendranath

Amrita has a masters in Human Genetics from Sri Ramachandra medical College and is hooked onto everything even remotely associated with genes. She loves every aspect of writing, the research, planning and actually weaving all the thoughts together. If she’s not writing, she’s busy being an avid reader, traveler, cricket mom, cook, gardener or a driver.

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World Hepatitis Day 2017 - Exclusive Interview With Dr. Ambrose Pradeep

World Hepatitis Day 2017 - Exclusive Interview With Dr. Ambrose Pradeep

World hepatitis day is observed to spread awareness about hepatitis. Dr. Ambrose Pradeep talks about hepatitis and the ‘Hepatitis Free Chennai 2022 campaign’.

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Follicular Lymphoma : Sestrin1 Gene Link Detected

Follicular Lymphoma : Sestrin1 Gene Link Detected

Sestrin1 gene loss of function or down regulation leads to an increased risk of follicular lymphoma.

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Madurai Professor Designs New Age Apron For X Ray Technicians

Madurai Professor Designs New Age Apron For X Ray Technicians

A light and safe apron for X ray technicians was designed by Dr. Senthil Kumar, a professor from Madurai Medical College.

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Stanford Scientists Identify Relative Risk of 25 Cancer Associated Genes

Stanford Scientists Identify Relative Risk of 25 Cancer Associated Genes

Stanford University scientists identified the relative risk of 25 cancer genes to be between 2 and 40 times higher than cases where the gene variations were not present.

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Working at Night Will Affect Your Body’s Ability to Repair DNA Damage

Working at Night Will Affect Your Body’s Ability to Repair DNA Damage

Night shift workers are found to have low melatonin levels during the night, which affect their ability to repair DNA damage caused by free radicals.

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