Professor Bilikere Dwarakanath
Associate Editor: Prof Bilikere Dwarakanath
Dr Dwarakanath is an expert in radiation biology and worked extensively in the area of targeting metabolic reprogramming for improving radio- and chemotherapy of cancer. He is a graduate of National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India and received PhD in biophysics from Bangalore University, Bangalore, India in 1988. He pursued a post-doctoral fellowship from 1989 until 1991 at Bowman Gray School of Medicine of the Wake Forest University, North Carolina, USA in the laboratory of Kenneth Wheeler, a renowned radiation biologist. Dr Dwarakanath served at NIMHANS until 1994 before moving to Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), Delhi where he worked as scientist at different levels and Additional Director until 2015. In 2015, Dr Dwarakanath joined Sri Ramachandra University (SRU, currently known as SRIHER), Chennai, India as Professor and worked in the Central Research facility. In September 2017, Dr Dwarakanath was recruited to Shanghai Proton and Heavy Ion Center, where he currently works as Senior Principal Investigator.