Research Interests


Cell death is a fundamental biological process, universally required for normal development and firmly established in the etiology, pathogenesis and treatment of many diseases like cancer, neurodegeneration and male infertility. Research in my laboratory focuses on pathways and mechanisms that specify active forms of cell death in health and disease. We are conducting mechanistic studies on clinically promising cytotoxic and cytoprotective agents with potential applications in cancer, cerebral ischemia and male germ cell death associated male infertility. We envisage that the knowledge gained from our studies will be translated and lead to the improvement of existing clinical regimens and identification of new targets for therapeutic intervention.