Ernest Borges Chair in Translational Research
Tata Memorial Centre,
Professor Indraneel (Neel) Mittra is Ernest Borges Chair in Translational Research and Professor Emeritus Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai. Professor Mittra obtained his medical degree from University of Delhi, is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and holds a PhD degree from University of London. He did his post-doctoral research with Dr Renato Dulbecco, Nobel Laureate, at the Imperial Cancer Research Laboratories in London. Professor Mittra’s current research interests are in the area of biology of extracellular nucleic acids and their role in ageing, inflammation, degenerative disorders and initiation and metastatis of cancer. Professor Mittra has published in high impact journals such as Nature, Cell, Lancet and Br Med J. He was conferred The Roll of Honours by the International Union against Cancer. Professor Mittra is a Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy and Indian Academy of Sciences.
Cancer, Aging, Chromatin.