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DR. SHWETA ARAS

DR. SHWETA ARAS

Specialization: Tumor-immunology

Shweta holds a doctoral degree in Biochemistry and Cancer Biology from the Medical College of Ohio and is currently working as a Research Scientist at Fels Institute of Cancer Research of Temple University in Philadelphia. Her current field of study specializes in investigating tumor-immunology aspects of a deadliest form of UV radiation-induced skin cancer – Melanoma; with a focus on prognostic biomarker discovery for therapeutic interventions in melanoma patients. Her work has received several accolades in national and international journals as well as newspapers and has been an invited speaker in many scientific gatherings.