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Cancer biologist

Soumitra Kumar Couhdhuri, Indian cancer biologist. Achievements include research to develop drugs to overcome drug resistance to cancer. It has been observed recently that schiff base chemical compounds can overcome doxorubicin resistance in mice in vivo and bears the potential to be used in humans. Joint secretary Malda Sammilani, Calcutta, 1998. Member Indian Association for Cancer Research, Society for Biological Chemists.

Background

Couhdhuri, Soumitra Kumar was born on November 25, 1954 in Malda, W.Bengal, India. Son of Nanda Gopal and Neelima Choudhuri.

Education

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Chemistry, Malda College, 1975. Master of Science in Inorganic Chemistry, North Bengal University, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Organometallic Chemistry, North Bengal University, 1982.

Career

Lecturer in chemistry Sikkim Government College, 1983-1985, A.C. College, Jalpaiguri, 1985-1987. Senior research fellow Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Calcutta, 1989-1991, junior science officer, 1991-1995, senior science officer, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research to develop drugs to overcome drug resistance to cancer. It has been observed recently that schiff base chemical compounds can overcome doxorubicin resistance in mice in vivo and bears the potential to be used in humans.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Joint secretary Malda Sammilani, Calcutta, 1998. Member Indian Association for Cancer Research, Society for Biological Chemists.

Connections

Married Sunanda Bhattacharya, April 22, 1984 (deceased March 1991). Married Isita Goswami, November 19, 1992. 1 child Anwesa.

father:
Nanda Gopal

mother:
Neelima Choudhuri

spouse:
Sunanda Bhattacharya

spouse:
Isita Goswami

child:
Anwesa Couhdhuri