Roshan Chikarmane

About Roshan Chikarmane

Roshan Chikarmane is a passionate cancer researcher who also has interests in running, finance and reading. His role model is Sidney Farber, the “father of modern chemotherapy.”

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Three-Minute Thesis: A Case Study in the Economics of Communication

Three-Minute Thesis: A Case Study in the Economics of Communication

Photo courtesy of hub.jhu.edu Economics is defined, in practice, as the act of efficiently allocating scarce resources so as to best suit the wants and needs of humankind. In the context of a factory, this notion could refer to the efficient allocation of input commodities, such as steel and plastic, so as to maximize the production(...)

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A Novel Cancer Immunotherapy Unveiled: Y-Traps

A Novel Cancer Immunotherapy Unveiled: Y-Traps

The human immune system is composed of a diverse array of cells, which collectively work to exterminate pathogenic entities in the body. Yet this system is able to recognize host, or self, tissues as “friendly” through a variety of so-called immune checkpoint signals. Many cancer types — including melanomas and breast cancers — exploit this(...)

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