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Breast Cancer: Targets and Therapy

Professor Rameshwar

Medicine-Hematology/Oncology, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, United States

Professor Rameshwar

Editor-in-Chief:  Pranela Rameshwar

Professor Pranela Rameshwar obtained her education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA and Rutger's University, Newark, New Jersey, USA. Her main academic appointment is at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Department of Medicine-Hematology/Oncology. Professor Rameshwar also has an appointment at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. She is also a member of the joint doctoral program in biomedical engineering between University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and New Jersey Institute of New Jersey.

Her research interests are focused on the mechanism by which breast cancer cells adapt a quiescence phenotype within the stromal compartment of bone marrow. Her laboratory also studies neural regulation of hematopoiesis, the immunology of adult human mesenchymal stem cells, and future potential for mesenchymal stem cells in various clinical disorders. Professor Rameshwar has received research grant funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Defense, the F.M. Kirby Foundation, New Jersey Cancer Commission, and numerous other funding agencies. She has published widely on  research related to stem cell biology and breast cancer.

Editorial Board

Emmanuel T. Akporiaye, Founder and CEO, Veana Therapeutics, Inc., Adjunct Full Member, Earle A. Chiles Research Institute, Providence Cancer Institute, Adjunct Scientist, Legacy Research Institute, Legacy Health, Portland OR, USA.

Hamid Band, Elizabeth Bruce Professor of Cancer Research, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, Director, Center for Breast Cancer, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA

Robert Clarke, Professor, Executive Director Cancer Systems Biology, The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota, USA.

Abhijit De, M.Phil., Ph.D., Scientific Officer ‘G’ and Principal Investigator, Head, Molecular functional imaging laboratory, Advanced Centre of Teaching Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC), Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India.

Prof. Hesham Elghazaly , Professor of Clinical Oncology, Head of Medical Research Center MASRI, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

Ramesh Ganju, Scott Endowed Professor of Pathology, Vice-Chair Experimental Pathology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Pere Gascón, Director Laboratory of Molecular & Translational Oncology-CELLEX C, Barcelona, Spain

Mark I. Greene, MD, PhD, FRCP, John Eckman Professor of Medical Sciences; Director, Division of Immunology and Experimental Pathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine , Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Jun-Lin Guan, Francis Brunning Chair and Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Jennifer J. Hu, Professor, Public Health Sciences, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, FL, USA

H Phillip Koeffler, Professor, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Senior Principal Investigator, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore; Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore; Professor, National University Cancer Institute of Singapore, National University Hospital, Singapore

Rakesh Kumar, Distinguished Professor and National Chair in Cancer Research, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Trivandrum, India.

Rong Li, Chair and Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine & Health Sciences, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA.

Dan Liebermann, Professor of The Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular biology; Professor of Medical Genetics & Molecular Biochemistry, Temple Univ. School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

James A McCubrey, Distinguished Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA

George Robert Nahas, University of Miami Health System, Miami, FL, USA.

Harikrishna Nakshatri, Professor, Departments of Surgery, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA

Ratna B Ray, Professor, Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO, USA

Avraham Raz, Paul Zuckerman Professor of Oncology, Pathology and Radiation Oncology, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA

Stephen H. Safe, Distinguished Professor, Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A&M University and Health Science Center, College Station, TX, USA

Edward L Schwartz Ph.D., Professor of Medicine (Oncology), Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA

Lalita Shevde-Samant, Professor, Department of Pathology; Director, Cancer Biology Graduate Theme, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA

Seema Singh, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Mitchell Cancer Institute, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA

Guangchao Sui, Associate Dean, Professor, Chief of Academic Committee, College of Life Science, Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, People's Republic of China.

Jules H. Sumkin, Professor and Chairman Department of Radiology, Endowed chair for women's imaging, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Debra A Tonetti, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Chicago, IL, USA

Nykia Walker, University of Maryland, USA.

Dennis K Watson, Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Associate Director, Education and Training, Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA

Lily Yang, Professor of Surgery and Radiology, Nancy Panoz Chair of Surgery in Cancer Research, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

Dihua Yu, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chair Ad Interim, Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology; Hubert L. and Olive Stringer Distinguished Chair in Basic Science; University Distinguished Teaching Professor; director, Center for Biological Pathways; co-director of the Preclinical and Translational Brain Metastasis Research Program; director of the CCSG Program on Cancer Biology and Metastasis, and director of the Functional Genomics Core of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

H.A. Zaren, MD, FACS, Medical Director and Co-Principal Investigator Georgia NCORP, Professor, Dept. of Surgery, The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, GRA Distinguished Cancer Scientist, Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer and Research Pavilion, at St. Joseph's/Candler Hospital System in Savannah, GA, USA

Jian-Ting Zhang, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Helen and Harold McMaster Chair in Biochemistry, Deapartment of Cancer Biology, University of Toledo College of Medicine & Life Sciences, Ohio, USA.