S Kannan is currently working as a Professor of cancer research at the Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. After obtaining his Ph.D. degree in tumor biology from the University of Kerala, Trivandrum, Kerala, India, in 1992, he joined the Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, as Faculty in the Division of Cancer Research and continued there till date. He has undergone advanced training in molecular oncology and molecular epidemiology at Faculty of Medicine, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan, and the National University of Singapore, Singapore, respectively. He has also been awarded IARC (WHO) International Cancer Research Fellowship. His major field of research is the molecular genetics of oral premalignant and malignant lesions, including cell cycle regulation, genomics, and miRnomics. He has undertaken a number of extramurally funded projects of various national funding agencies. To his credit, he has more than 60 original research papers in various internationally reputed cancer journals. Dr. Kannan is also served as an expert reviewer for a number of international cancer journals. Currently, he has been selected as an Executive Committee Member of the Indian Association for Cancer Research, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Biography Updated on 30 January 2013