Who's Who

Academic Degrees

2009PhDApplied BiologyUniversity of MumbaiMumbaiIndia
2001MScEnvironmental ToxicologyMadras UniversityChennaiIndia
1998BScZoology, BiotechnologyUniversity of MumbaiMumbaiIndia

Current Research Projects

  • Role of human papillomavirus infection and other co-factors in the aetiology of head and neck cancer in India and Europe
    Paul Brennan, Devasena Anantharaman, [HPV-AHEAD study group], Tarik Gheit, Massimo Tomassino

  • TP53 mutations and head and neck cancer risk and survival in South America
    Devasena Anantharaman, Reetta Holmila, Valerie Gaborieau, Victir Wunsch-Filho, [Gencapo study group], Paul Brennan

  • HPV prevalence in head and neck cancer in distinct geographic regions
    Gysamber D’souza, Devasena Anantharaman, Andrew Olshan, Victir Wunsch-Filho, [….], Paul Brennan

  • Human papillomavirus infections and lung cancer
    Devasena Anantharaman, Gheit Tarik, [….], [Central Europe lung cancer study group, Moscow lung cancer study group], Ghislaine Scelo, Paul Brennan

  • Replication of upper aero-digestive tract cancer GWAs identified variants in India
    Devasena Anantharaman, Amelie Chabrier, [International oral cancer study group, Lung and laryngeal cancer in India study group, Mumbai study group], Paul Brennan, James Mckay

Selected Publications

Mahimkar MB, Samant TA, Kannan S, Tulsulkar J, Pai PS, Anantharaman D (2012) Polymorphisms in GSTM1 and XPD genes predict clinical outcome in advanced oral cancer patients treated with postoperative radiotherapy Molecular Carcinogenesis, Volume 51 (S1) : E94–E103

Chuang SC, Agudo A, Ahrens W, Anantharaman D, [....], Brennan P, Boffetta P, Hashibe M (2011) Sequence Variants and the Risk of Head and Neck Cancer: Pooled Analysis in the INHANCE Consortium Frontiers in oncology, Volume 1 (13) : 1-15

Anantharaman D, Samant TA, Sen S, Mahimkar MB (2011) Polymorphisms in tobacco metabolism and DNA repair genes modulate oral precancer and cancer risk Oral Oncol, Volume 47 (9) : 866-72

Anantharaman D, Marron M, [....], Brennan P, Macfarlane GJ. (2011) Population attributable risk of tobacco and alcohol for upper aerodigestive tract cancer Oral Oncology, Volume 47 (8) : 725-31

Anantharaman D, Chaubal PM, Kannan S, Bhisey RA, Mahimkar MB.. (2007) Susceptibility to oral cancer by genetic polymorphisms at CYP1A1, GSTM1 and GSTT1 loci among Indians: tobacco exposure as a risk modulator Carcinogenesis, Volume 28 (7) : 1455-62

Scientific Societies Membership

Indian association for cancer research (IACR)
American association for cancer research (AACR)
Environmental mutagenesis society of India (EMSI)