The primary clinical and research interests of Amulya A. Nageswara Rao, MBBS, include pediatric brain tumors and other pediatric cancers.
Dr. Rao is a member of the Children's Oncology Group, and she's involved in clinical trials aimed at improving survival and long-term outcomes in children with brain tumors and other cancers.
- Management of pediatric brain tumors
- Clinical research geared toward developing innovative and more-effective treatment strategies for childhood brain tumors
Significance to patient care
Through clinical trials, Dr. Rao aims to improve current treatment options for children with newly diagnosed brain tumors, as well as tumors that have failed currently available treatment strategies.
Other aims of her research include improving long-terms outcomes of treatment and decreasing both acute and long-term sequelae of chemotherapy.
- 25th Schweisguth Prize, International Society of Paediatric Oncology, 2010