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K.H. Ramesh

K.H. Ramesh, American geneticist, researcher. Certified clinical cytogenetics Department Health New York State. Member American Society Human Genetics, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Background

  • Ramesh, K.H. was born on February 5, 1956 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Came to the United States, 1986. Son of Hanumantha Chetty and Jayalakshimi Shetty.

    K H Ramesh a native of Bangalore, and an alumnus of Bangalore University & Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, obtained his Doctoral Degree in Human Cancer Cytogenetics under the guidance of Professors M Krishna Bhargava, MD and B. N. Chowdaiah, Ph.D. He moved to the US in 1986 and completed his Clinical Cytogenetics training under the guidance of world renowned geneticist Avery Sandberg, MD at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY. At present he is the Director of Cancer CytoGenomics and Associate Professor of Pathology at Montefiore Medical Center & Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. He is a Board Certified Clinical Cytogeneticist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Genetics & Genomics, and Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics & Genomics. His expertise is in genetic testing of leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and soft and solid tumors. His interests include global education, football, and music.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Government Science College, Bangalore, India, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Bangalore University, 1991. Diploma in Public Relations, Bangalore University, 1978.

      Master of Science, Central College, Bangalore, 1980.

    Career

    • Research affiliate Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, 1986-1988. Research associate Southwest biomedical Research Institute, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1988-1989. Professor research assistant Health Science Center University Colorado, Denver, 1989-1991.

      Assistant professor Kidwai Memorial Institute Oncology, Bangalore, 1991-1992. Cytogeneticist Genzyme Genetics, Yonkers, New York, 1992-1994, Long Is. College Hospital, Brooklyn, 1994-1995.

      Associate dir.asst. professor Albert Einstein College Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, since 1995. Consultant geneticist New York Medical College, Valhalla, since 1994. Laboratory director Department Health New York State, Albany, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Certified clinical cytogenetics Department Health New York State.

      Diplomate, American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG)

      Fellow American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (FACMGG)

      Adjunct Associate Professor, MD Anderson Cancer Center, TX. USA

    Works

    • Editorial board Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics, since 1992, Cell Genetics and Cytogenetics, since 1995. Contributor chapter to book.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Hindu

    Membership

    American Society of Human Genetics and Genomics (ASHGG)

    American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMGG)

    American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG)

    New York State Society of Pathologists (NYSSPATH)

    Doctors Without Boarders [Field Member]

    Personality

    Interests

    Philosophers & Thinkers : Aristotle

    Politicians: Mahthma Gandhi & Hillary Clinton

    Writers: M K Gandhi

    Artists: Ravi Verma

    Sport & Clubs: Chelsea Football Club

    New York City Football Club

    Athletes: Usain Bolt and Christiano Ronaldo

    Jogging, collecting bottle corks as a reminder of celebrations.

    Music & Bands: Pink Floyd, Freddy Mercury, David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Credence Clearwater Revival

    Connections

    • Married Chandrika Sreekantaiah, February 18, 1991. Children: Amrita, Brinda.
    • father: Hanumantha Chetty
    • mother: Jayalakshimi Shetty
    • spouse: Chandrika Sreekantaiah
    • children: Amrita Ramesh
    • Brinda Ramesh
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    Born February 5, 1956
    (age 61)
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    • 1978
      Government Science College
    • 1991
      Bangalore University
    • 1978
      Bangalore University
    • 1980
      Central College
    • 1965 - 1971
      St. Josephs Boys High School, Bangalore, India
    • 1986 - 1988
      Research affil. Roswell Park Cancer Institute
      Buffalo, New York, United States
    • 1988 - 1989
      research associate, Southwest biomedical Research Institute
      Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
    • 1989 - 1991
      professor, research assistant Health Science Center University Colorado
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1991 - 1992
      assistant, professor Kidwai Memorial Institute Oncology
      Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Karnataka, India
    • 1992 - 1994
      cytogeneticist Genzyme Genetics
      Yonkers, New York, United States
    • 1994 - 1995
      cytogeneticist Genzyme Genetics
      Brooklyn, New York, United States
    • 1995
      associate, dir.asst. professor Albert Einstein College Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
      Bronx, New York, United States
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