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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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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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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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Addressing Key Immune Reaction May Reverse Arterial Disease

Addressing Key Immune Reaction May Reverse Arterial Disease

Targeting immune pathway that causes monocytes to become M2 macrophages shown to dampen plaque inflammation in atherosclerosis and lead to its regression.

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Nanoparticles With Mutant Proteins Used to Fight Cancer Cells

Nanoparticles With Mutant Proteins Used to Fight Cancer Cells

Nanoparticles combined with mutant cancer proteins are used to boost the host immune system against cancer.

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Potential Biomarkers To Identify Benign Pancreatic Lesions

Potential Biomarkers To Identify Benign Pancreatic Lesions

The levels of two proteins VEGF-A and CEA are used to identify pancreatic cysts that will not develop into cancerous lesions.

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