- Professor Chitra Sarkar Professor, Neuropathology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Dr. Chitra Sarkar is Professor of Neuropathology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. She is actively involved in clinically oriented and basic research in the field of Neuropathology and has made seminal contributions in the field of Neuro-Oncology. She has played a key role in the development of the speciality of Neuropathology and Neuro-oncology in India and her research contributions and publications in peer reviewed national and international journals and chapters in textbooks (including chapters in WHO Textbook of Classification of CNS tumors – 2007 and 2016 editions) have placed India in the global map of Neuropathology. She has been one of the leaders in establishing a strong vibrant Neuro-oncology research group in India and her recent collaborations with basic research scientists have been instrumental in bridging the gap between clinical and basic scientists to eventually accomplish translational research in Neuro-oncology in India.