Dr. Ramalingam is Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology and the Assistant Dean for Cancer Research at the Emory University School of Medicine in Altanta, GA. He is also the Deputy Director of the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.
Dr. Ramalingam received his Medical Degree at Kilpauk Medical College in Madras, India. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI, 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 in Pittsburgh, PA.
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, Annals of Oncology, Cancer, Clinical Lung Cancer, and Translational Lung Cancer Research. 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 a recipient of the ASCO Career Development Award (2006–2009), the ECOG Young Investigator Award, 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. He has conducted several clinical trials with molecularly targeted agents in the treatment of small cell and non-small cell lung cancer. Dr. Ramalingam has published more than 200 original manuscripts, review articles, editorials and book chapters.
- Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Director, Division of Medical Oncology
Assistant Dean for Cancer Research
Emory University School of Medicine
Deputy Director, Winship Cancer Institute