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   Pranela Rameshwar, PHD


Department of Medicine



Dr. Pranela Rameshwar is a professor of Medicine, Hematology-Oncology, Rutgers New
Jersey Medical School. She received a B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin-
Madison, Ph.D. from Rutgers University and postdoctoral training in hematopoiesis.

Dr. Rameshwar?s laboratory is involved in translational research of stem cell ?
cellular delivery of drugs, aging, breast cancer dormancy, cancer stem cells,
hematopoiesis and immunology of mesenchymal stem cells. Dr. Rameshwar is active in
mentoring and education. She has authored >200 publications, which include original
articles, reviews, editorials and book chapters. She has also edited books. Dr.
Rameshwar is also involved in teaching. She initiated a certificate program in Stem
Cell Biology and directs four graduate level courses in stem cell biology. Dr.
Rameshwar is also a university Master Educator. She is an active member of several
grant review panels both nationally and internationally. She has given numerous invited
seminars both nationally and internationally. Dr. Rameshwar is editor in chief,
associate editor and editorial board member of several journals.


B.S., 1985, University of Wisconsin, Medical Microbiology
PHD, 1993, Rutgers University, Biology

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