Manju Prasad

Manju Prasad

MD, MBBS
Professor of Pathology; Director, Endocrine, Head & Neck Pathology; Director, Immunohistochemistry Laboratory; Director, Endocrine, Head and Neck Pathology Fellowship

Contact Information

Manju Prasad, MD, MBBS

Patient Care Location

  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    20 York Street, Ste East Pavilion 2-631
    New Haven, CT, 06510

Office Location

  • Brady Memorial Laboratory
    310 Cedar Street, Wing Lauder Hall, Fl 2nd, Ste LH-222
    New Haven, CT, 06510

Mailing Address

  • Pathology

    310 Cedar Street, PO Box 208023

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8023

    United States

Manju Prasad

Appointments

Biography

I was born in India and am the first to go to medical school in my father's side of the family. I was 17 years old at the time, straight out of high 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. From the start, I have been fascinated by cancer cells, their immortality and lethality. My interest is in detecting cancer, predicting their behavior and response to therapeutic agents, many of which are harmful to the patients. My current practice and work is focused on thyroid, salivary and head and neck cancers, in identifying their protein expression profiles and new targets for therapy.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Institute of Medical Sciences Varanasi, India (1984)
  • MBBS
    Institute of Medical Sciences Varanasi, India (1981)
  • Fellow
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Fellow`
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Resident
    New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Board Certification
    AB of Pathology, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology (1998)

Departments & Organizations