Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD

Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

Suresh Ramalingam is Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology and Director of the Division of Medical Oncology at the Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, US.

Dr Ramalingam received his medical degree at Kilpauk Medical College, Madras, India. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, US where he also served as Chief Medical Resident. He then completed a fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, US.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr Ramalingam serves as the Chair of the ECOG-ACRIN Thoracic Malignancies Committee. He also serves on the Editorial Board of leading cancer journals such as the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Cancer, Annals of Oncology and Clinical Lung Cancer. Dr Ramalingam is the recipient of several awards, including the James R. Eckman Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Emory University, and the Distinguished Cancer Scholar Award, Georgia Cancer Coalition. In addition, he is also a recipient of the ASCO Career Development Award (2006–2009) and the NCI Clinical Investigators Team Leadership Award (2010-12). Dr Ramalingam serves on several international, national and institutional committees.

Dr Ramalingam’s research interests include development of novel anti-cancer agents and evaluation of methods to individualize therapies for patients. Dr Ramalingam has conducted several clinical trials with molecularly targeted agents in the treatment of small cell and non-small cell lung cancer. His research work has been published in leading journals such as the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Lancet Oncology, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, and Cancer.