https://kumarbiomaterials.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Picture1.png 647 556 Cesar Schadeck /wp-content/themes/awp-enfold/blank.png Cesar Schadeck2023-01-20 22:20:192023-01-20 22:42:59Ram Prasad Sekar
Ram Prasad Sekar
Ram Prasad SekarPostdoctoral Fellow
Ram received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Madras Medical College in Chennai, India, where he worked on the synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles for drug delivery applications. He completed Ph.D. degree from Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) (2014-2020) under the supervision of Prof.A.Jayakrishnan and Prof. T.S.Sampath Kumar. His doctoral thesis mainly focused on combinational delivery of anticancer drugs, developing bone void substitutes and multidrug encapsulated ceramic/polymer grafted nanoparticles for bone cancer therapy. He also had a brief career in the pharmaceutical sector, successfully transferring lab-scale drug formulations to pilot-scale production. He recently completed a research associate position at the Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology (RGCB) in India, where he worked on polymer drug conjugates for brain targeted drug delivery. Ram is more passionate about developing novel therapeutic systems for complex diseases, as well as nanoformulations, materials characterization and biomaterials. Aside from academic research, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling to new places, cooking new dishes in his own unique style, and reading fiction books.