Gouri Shankar Bhattacharyya
Department of Medical Oncology, FORTIS Hospital, Anandapur, Kolkata, India
He is also Consultant and Honorary Associate Professor, Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata, India (Regional Cancer Center).
He has completed his education and training in Medical Oncology from England. His line of special interest has been – Biological Response Modifiers and Tumor Micro-environment. His principal interest is in Solid Tumors – G.I., Breast and Lung, repurposing of drugs. He is a member of the Task Force for Management of Cancer at the Indian Council for Medical Research (Government of India) as well as a member of the Planning Committee of the National Cancer Control Program. He is the founder member of Indian Cooperative Oncology Network (ICON), Molecular Oncology Society, Indian Association of Cancer Research. He is also the founder member of ICON Bio-repository as well as member for Drafting of SOPs. He is President of Indian Society of Medical & Pediatric Oncology. He is Advisory Council Member of the Breast International Group (BIG) as well as member of BIG-North American Breast Cancer Group (BIG-NABCG) and Drafting Committee Member of Consent Guidelines for Bio-repository.He is Chairman of the SIOG Publication Committee. He is Editorial Member of Journal of Thoracic Oncology (JTO), Journal of Geriatric Oncology, Critical Reviews in Oncology /Hematology (CROH), Journal of Global Oncology–ASCO. He has published more than 200 papers and has been an Investigator for more than 50 phase II and III Clinical Trials done including Translational Research. He is holder of Orphan Drug status with FDA for Hepato-cellular carcinoma and Pancreatic Cancer, based on Investigator initiated trials.