Amrita Surendranath's Profile
B.Sc. (Microbiology), M.Sc. (Human Genetics)
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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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.
World hepatitis day is observed to spread awareness about hepatitis. Dr. Ambrose Pradeep talks about hepatitis and the ‘Hepatitis Free Chennai 2022 campaign’.
Targeting immune pathway that causes monocytes to become M2 macrophages shown to dampen plaque inflammation in atherosclerosis and lead to its regression.
Nanoparticles combined with mutant cancer proteins are used to boost the host immune system against cancer.
The levels of two proteins VEGF-A and CEA are used to identify pancreatic cysts that will not develop into cancerous lesions.