Assist Prof Dr. Kaviyarasi Renu | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology | Women Researcher AwardūüŹÜ

Saveetha Dental College And Hospitals, India

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Early Academic Pursuits

Her academic journey reflects a consistent dedication to academic excellence. She began by excelling in mathematics and science during her schooling at Sarada Matric Hr. Sec. School, Arcot, where she laid the groundwork for a successful academic career. Pursuing her passion for biochemistry, she earned her Bachelor's degree from Adhiparasakthi College of Arts and Science, securing the first rank with a gold medal. Driven by her fervor for advanced studies, she continued her education, specializing in Advanced Biochemistry at the University of Madras and subsequently completing her Ph.D. in Biochemistry (Drug and Chemical Toxicology) at Vellore Institute of Technology.

Professional Endeavors

His professional journey reflects a diverse array of roles and responsibilities. From her foundational days as a Project Student at Prof. Dr. Elangovan Vellaichamy Lab, University of Madras, where she conducted rodent in-vivo studies, to her tenure as a Teaching cum Research Associate and Senior Research Fellow at Prof. Dr. V.G. Abilash Lab in Vellore Institute, her experience spans across various research domains. Notably, her roles as a Research Trainer and Assistant Professor at Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals involved project initiation, student guidance, publication of impactful articles, and managing clinical biochemistry labs, showcasing her versatile skill set.

Contributions and Research Focus

Her research focus is extensive, encompassing areas such as drug toxicology, adipose biology, energy regulation, and chemical toxicology. Her notable contributions include studies on the molecular mechanisms underlying doxorubicin-induced cardiomyopathy through PPARs, extensive investigations into hemoglobinopathies and G6PD deficiency among tribal communities, and pioneering efforts in screening for drug-induced organ toxicity.

Accolades and Recognition

Acknowledged for her academic prowess, Dr. Renu has been the recipient of numerous awards, scholarships, and research accolades, including the University first rank holder with a gold medal in her undergraduate studies, merit fellowships, research awards, and recognition as a top 2% scientist. Her participation in the Sakura Science Exchange and receiving the AIB Young Scientist Award further underscores her recognition and commitment to scientific endeavors.

Impact and Influence

Her impact is substantial, evident through her significant contributions to the scientific community. With an h-index of 21 and over 2294 citations on Google Scholar, her research output demonstrates a far-reaching influence. Her publications in reputable scientific journals have contributed significantly to advancing knowledge in biochemistry, drug toxicology, and related fields.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Her legacy lies in her multi-faceted research contributions, mentorship of students, and her dedication to scientific rigor and innovation. Her future contributions are anticipated to further expand the boundaries of drug toxicology, adipose biology, and other related research areas, while also nurturing budding researchers and fostering scientific excellence.


A total of  2298 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 2298
  • h-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 21
  • i10-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†30

Notable Publications 

Protective effects of macromolecular polyphenols, metal (zinc, selenium, and copper)-Polyphenol complexes, and pectin in different organs with an emphasis on arsenic poisoning …
K Renu, AG Mukherjee, AV Gopalakrishnan, UR Wanjari, ...

The incidence of male breast cancer: from fiction to reality‚Äďcorrespondence
AG Mukherjee, AV Gopalakrishnan, R Jayaraj, K Renu, A Dey, B Vellingiri, ...
(1) 2023

Molecular mechanisms of alcohol's effects on the human body: A review and update
K Renu, H Myakala, R Chakraborty, S Bhattacharya, A Abuwani, ...

Recent advances in understanding brain cancer metabolomics: a review
AG Mukherjee, AV Gopalakrishnan, R Jayaraj, R Ganesan, K Renu, ...

Epicardial adipose tissue and cardiac lipotoxicity: A review
AG Mukherjee, K Renu, AV Gopalakrishnan, R Jayaraj, A Dey, B Vellingiri, ...
(1) 2023

Evolving strategies and application of proteins and peptide therapeutics in cancer treatment
AG Mukherjee, UR Wanjari, AV Gopalakrishnan, P Bradu, A Biswas, ...
(2) 2023

HPV-associated cancers: insights into the mechanistic scenario and latest updates
AG Mukherjee, U Ramesh Wanjari, A Valsala Gopalakrishnan, R Jayaraj, ...

Molecular mechanisms augmenting resistance to current therapies in clinics among cervical cancer patients
S Das, A Babu, T Medha, G Ramanathan, AG Mukherjee, UR Wanjari, ...
(4) 2023

Non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC): Implications on molecular pathology and advances in early diagnostics and therapeutics
H Padinharayil, J Varghese, MC John, GK Rajanikant, CM Wilson, ...
(15) 2023

Polyphenols Mediate Neuroprotection in Cerebral Ischemic Stroke‚ÄĒAn Update
SA Abdelsalam, K Renu, HA Zahra, BM Abdallah, EM Ali, ...
(7) 2023


Kaviyarasi Renu | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology | Women Researcher Award

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