Suresh Ramalingam is Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology and the Assistant Dean for Cancer Research at the Emory University School of Medicine. He is also the Roberto C. Goizueta Chair for Cancer Research and the Deputy Director of the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Dr. Ramalingam serves as the Chair of the ECOG-ACRIN Thoracic Malignancies Committee. He also serves on the Editorial Board of leading cancer journals. 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 received his medical degree at Kilpauk Medical College, Madras, India. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Wayne State University, 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, Pittsburgh, PA.
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. He has published more than 250 original manuscripts, review articles, editorials and book chapters.