Identification of molecular markers for the diagnosis, prognosis and therapy of bladder cancer through greater molecular understanding of the disease
Institutions: Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Broad Institute of Harvard-MIT
Dr Abhimanyu Veerakumarasivam is the Director of Research & Innovation at an emerging Malaysian private university, Perdana University, a university that focuses on health science and data science programmes at the foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Currently, Dr Abhimanyu Veerakumarasivam worked as a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences in Universiti Putra Malaysia from October 2020. He is also an Honorary Consultant Geneticist at Hospital Kuala Lumpur. As someone who is very passionate about contributing a lot in the science field, he is, with great respect, the person who is responsible for the identification of molecular markers for the diagnosis, prognosis and therapy of bladder cancer through a greater molecular understanding of the disease. He is currently, with honoured, the respected Dean of School of Healthcare and Medical Sciences at Sunway University located in Kuala Lumpur and also holding the title of Professor & Head of the Department of Biological Sciences and the Chairperson of the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) at the same time.