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educator , cancer biologist

Nitin T. Telang, Indian cancer biologist, educator. Member American Association Cancer Research, European Association Cancer Research.


Telang, Nitin T. was born on July 3, 1943 in Bombay, India. Came to the United States, 1976. Son of Trimbak Pandharinath and Madhumalati (Kanitkar) Telang.


Bachelor of Science, University Poona, India, 1963. Master of Science, University Poona, India, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Poona, India, 1974.


Associate research scientist Tata Memorial Hospital Cancer Research Institute, Bombay, 1974-1976. Research associate University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1976-1978. Staff fellow American Health Foundation, Valhalla, New York, 1978-1981.

Research associate Sloan-Kettering Institute, New York City, 1981-1985. Attending biochemist Memorial Sloan-Ketering Cancer Center, 1985-1991. Associate professor Cornell University Medical College, 1991—2004.

Director division carcinogenesis & prevention Strang-Cornell Cancer Research Laboratory, 1991-1995, director carcinogenesis and nutrition core laboratory, 1991—2003. Director division carcinogenesis and prevention Strang Cancer Prevention Center, 1995—2007, senior scientist, head Julian H. Robertson Junior Chemoprevention Research Laboratory, 1998—2007. Visiting investigator The Rockefeller University, New York City, 1985-1989.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


Member American Association Cancer Research, European Association Cancer Research.


Trimbak Pandharinath Telang

Madhumalati (Kanitkar) Telang