Vish Muthusamy, PhD
Research & Publications
Vish Muthusamy is a cancer biologist with expertise in the field of cancer genetics, epigenetics, immunobiology and pharmacology. In his early works, he has published several papers describing genetic alterations that lead to formation and progression of cancer. He has used these alterations to develop in vivo tumor models to better understand the disease.
More recently, Dr. Muthusamy has worked in close collaboration with medicinal chemists and helped develop several therapeutic agents targeting cancer, infectious pathogens and immune disorders.
Dr. Muthusamy's current interests lie in discovery and pharmacological development of anti-cancer drugs particularly, designing and carrying out preclinical studies and advancing candidate drugs to clinic. He has experience working in collaboration with big and small pharma companies towards drug development and as the Director of the Yale Center for Precision Cancer Modeling, he helps Yale investigators advance their candidate therapeutic agents towards approval for clinical application.