Manju Prasad MD, MBBCh, MBBS

Associate Professor of Pathology and of Surgery (Otolaryngology); Director, Endocrine, Head & Neck Pathology; Director, Immunohistochemistry Laboratory; Director, Endocrine, Head and Neck Pathology Fellowship

Biographical Info

I was born in India and am the first person to go to medical school in my father's family. I was 17 when I entered medical school, and was overwhelmed by my patients' desperate and immediate need for help. I realized I could remain more objective and focused if I practiced pathology and helped the treating physicians understand the underlying mechanisms of disease, so treatments could be individualized. I am fascinated by cancer, the immortality of its cells and its lethality. My interest is in recognizing cancer, predicting their behavior, lethality and response to potentially lethal therapeutic agents. With the explosion of cancer genetics, genotype-phenotype correlation is of great interest to me.

Education & Training

Institute of Medical Sciences Varanasi, India (1981)
Institute of Medical Sciences Varanasi, India (1984)
New York Presbyterian Hospital, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology (1996 - 1998)
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Head & Neck Pathology (1999 - 2000)
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Oncologic Pathology (1998 - 1999)
Board Certification
Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, Board Certified  (1998)

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