Dr Roopa

Dr. Roopa S Rao

HOD|Faculty of Dental Sciences, Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology
Professor|Faculty of Dental Sciences, Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology


Dr Roopa S Rao is a member of the Faculty of Dental Sciences and heads the Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology. In a career spanning nearly 20 years, she began as a lecturer at HKDET’s DC, Humnabad before moving to Bangalore to join MSRDC as a lecturer. In steady succession, she became Reader, then Professor and the Head of the department at MSRDC, a position she has held for 10 years.
She studied for her Bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery at HKES Dental College, Gulbarga (1995) and Master’s degree at BDCH, RGUHS University (2000).

Qualifications

  • MDS

    BDCH, RGUHS University

  • BDS

    HKES DC, Gulbarga University

Experience

Total Experience: 19 years 7 months

Lecturer — HKDET’S DC Humnabad (4 months)
Lecturer
 — MSRDC, Bangalore (2 years 10 months)
Reader
 — MSRDC, Bangalore (5 years)
Professor and Head
- MSRDC, Bangalore (10 years)

Training Experience

Plastination, Immunohistochemistry, Special Stains, Diagnostic Pathology, Forensic odontology, Al & ML

Research Interest: Oral Oncology (Precancer & Oral cancer), Metastasis of Oral Cancer Pathways of Cancer, Immunohistochemistry, Cancer Biomarkers, In-vitro, In-vivo and Ex-vivo Studies Pertaining to Oral Cancer, Diagnostic pathology, Forensic Odontology AI & ML

Reserach Expertise: Oral Oncology, Odontogenic and Non-odontogenic lesions,Cancerous and Pre-cancerous lesions, Oral Diseases, Museum Techniques, Plastination, Imunohistochemistry, AL & ML, Forensic Odonology Studies

Keywords

  • Oral Cancer & Pre-Cancer
  • Plastination
  • Imunohistochemistry
  • AL & ML
  • Forensic Odonology Studies
  • Cancerous and Pre-cancerous lesions
  • Odontogenic and Non-odontogenic lesions

  1. Augustine D, Rao RS, Anbu J, Chidambara Murthy KN. In vitro antiproliferative effect of earthworm coelomic fluid of Eudrilus eugeniae, Eiseniafoetida, and Perionyx excavatus on squamous cell carcinoma‑9 cell line: A pilot study. Phcog Res 2017;9:S61‑6
  2. Augustine, D., Rao, R.S., Anbu, J. and Murthy, K.C., 2018. Anticancer prospects of earthworm extracts: A systematic review of In vitro and In vivo studies. Pharmacognosy Reviews, 12(23), p.46.
  3. Augustine, D., Rao, R.S., Anbu, J., Chidambara Murthy, K.N., (2019) In vitro cytotoxic and apoptotic induction effect of earthworm coelomic fluid of Eudrilus eugeniae, Eisenia foetida, and Perionyx excavatus on human oral squamous cell carcinoma‑9 cell line, Toxicology Reports, 6, pp. 347 – 357

National Journal Papers: 107
International Journal Papers
: 25

  1. Roopa Shamsundar Rao, Sunita S Betkerur, Chaitanya Babu, VM Sudha Lipoid proteinosis — A case report. Journal Of oral and maxillofacial pathology July-December 2009 vol 13( 2): 81 – 849 (Pubmed central)
  2. Roopa S Rao, Sudha V Mathad Natal teeth: Case report and review of literature Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Year 2009, Volume13, Issue 1 [p. 41 – 46] (Pubmed central)
  3. SE Shekar, Roopa S Rao, B Gunasheela, N Supriya Erupted compound odontome : A CASE REPORT: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Year 2009, Volume 13, Issue 1 [p. 47 – 50] (Pubmed central)
  4. Roopa S Rao, Dr. Kavita Prasad , Desmoplastic Ameloblastoma- A Case Report. Karnataka State Dental Journal, Oct 2009;Vol 28( 3): 65 – 67 (Google Scholar)
  5. Roopa S Rao, Premalatha B R. Grossing in Oral Pathology: General Principles and Guidelines. World Journal of Dentistry. April-June 2010;1(1):35 – 41(Scopus, Pubmed)
  6. Premalatha B R, Roopa S Rao, Vijaya Mysorekar. Immunofluorescence in oral pathology-Part I: Methodology. World Journal of Dentistry.October-December 2011;2(4):326 – 331 (SCOPUS)
  7. Roopa S Rao, Vijaya V Mysorekar, Sumathy TK. Darrier’s disease: A clinical rarity. World Journal of Dentistry. April-June 2011;2(2):139 – 142 (SCOPUS)
  8. Premalatha BR, Rao RS, Patil S, Saileela A. Attitude and practice of tobacco habits among the urban youth: A Survey. Dent Poster J 2012;1(3):3. (Google Scholar)
  9. Patil S, Premalatha BR, Rao RS, Ganavi B. S Quest for formalin substitutes- A natural approach. Dent Poster J 2012;1(3):6. (Google Scholar)
  10. Balan JJ, Rao RS, Premalatha BR, Patil S. Analysis of tumor marker CA125 in saliva of normal and oral squamous cell carcinoma patients: a comparative study. J Contemp Dent Pract 2012;13(5):671 – 5. (Medline)
  11. Patil S, Premalatha BR, Rao RS, Ganavi BS. Revelation in the Field of Tissue Preservation – A Preliminary Study on Natural Formalin Substitutes. J Int Oral Health 2013;5(1):31 – 8. (Pubmed)
  12. Patil S, Rao RS, Premalatha BR, Sanketh DS. Dental Infection Control and Occupational Safety in South India: A Survey. Dent Poster J 2013;2(1):3. (Google Scholar)
  13. Premalatha B, Patil S, Rao RS, Indu M. Mineral oil‑a biofriendly substitute for xylene in deparaffinization: a novel method. J Contemp Dent Pract 2013;14(2):281 – 6. (Medline)
  14. Venkataraghavan K, Patil S, Guvva S, Karthik S, Bhandi S. Abnormal Odontogenesis following Management of Childhood Cancer (Retinoblastoma): Review and a New Variant. J Contemp Dent Pract 2013;14(2):360 – 4. (Medline)
  15. Premalatha BR, Patil S, Rao RS, Reddy NP, Indu M. Odontogenic Tumor Markers — An Overview. J Int Oral Health 2013;5(2):59 – 69. (Pubmed)
  16. Patil S, Rao RS, Premalatha BR, Agarwal A, Saileela A, Sanketh DS. Dare to Quit….And be Fit!!. Dent Poster J 2013;2(2):1. (Google Scholar)
  17. Rao RS, Patil S, Sanketh DS. A Constellation of Cells and Bodies. Dent Poster J 2013;2(3):2. (Google Scholar)
  18. Patil S, Rao RS, Agarwal A, Saileela A. TRASH THE ASH. Dent Poster J 2013;2(3):3. (Google Scholar)
  19. Patil SG, Rao RS, Sharath S. Named Cells and Bodies in Oral Pathology — Part I: A Ready Reckoner. Int J Clin Dent 2013;4(1):31 – 41. (Scopus)
  20. Patil SG, Rao RS, Sharath S. Named Cells and Bodies in Oral Pathology — Part II: A Ready Reckoner. Int J Clin Dent 2013;4(1):42 – 53. (Scopus)
  21. Spoorthi BR, Rao RS, Premalatha BR, Patil S, Sowmya SV, Purushothama P. Predominantly cystic central mucoepidermoid carcinoma developing from a previously diagnosed dentigerous cyst: case report and review of the literature. Clin Pract 2013;3:48 – 50.(Google Scholar)
  22. Patil S, Rao RS, Amrutha N, Agarwal A, Sanketh DS. Cancer Stem Cells: A revolution in Cancer Research. J Dent Orofac Res 2013;9(1):16 – 20. (Pubmed)
  23. Patil S, Rao RS, Agarwal A. Awareness and risk perception of hepatitis B infection among auxiliary healthcare workers. J Int Soc Prev Community Dent 2013;3(2):67 – 71. (Pubmed Central, Scopus)
  24. Patil S, Rao RS, Amrutha N. A spider like body in Keratocystic Odontogenic tumor- A paradoxical find. J Int Oral Health 2013;5(6):131 – 3. (Pubmed)
  25. Patil S, Rao RS, Ganavi BS. A foreigner in squamous cell carcinoma! J Int Oral Health 2013;5(5):50 – 5. (Pubmed)
  26. Patil S, Rao RS, Ganavi BS. The Museum maze in Oral pathology demystified – Part I. J Contemp Dent Pract 2013;14(4):1 – 7. (Medline)
  27. Shashank P, Patil S, Rao RS, Anveeta A. Quakery In Dentistry – An Uncurbed Menace. Int J Contemp Dent 2013;4(2):6 – 8 (Medline)
  28. Shashank P, Patil S, Rao RS, Anveeta A. The Underworld Dentistry. Dent Poster J 2013;2(4):1. (Google Scholar)
  29. Patil S, Rao RS, Amrutha N, Agarwal A, Sanketh DS. HPV- An Enigma in Oral Cancer! Dent Poster J 2013;2(4):4. (Google Scholar)
  30. Patil S, Rao R, Nagaraja A. Deep sections, Deep Sections, a Guiding Path for Accurate Diagnosis in Histopathology — A Retrospective Study. J. Adv Oral Research 2013;4(2):15 – 20 (Google Scholar)
  31. Neethi H, Patil S, Rao RS. Estimation of serum copper and zinc levels in Oral Submucous Fibrosis: An Atomic Absorption Spectroscopic Study. J Contemp Dent Pract 2013;14(5):801 – 5 (Medline)
  32. Patil S, Rao RS, N Amrutha, D S Sanketh. Oral microbial flora in health. World J Dent 2013;4(4):262 – 6. (Scopus, Pubmed)
  33. Patil S, Rao RS, Majumdar B. Analysis of palatal rugae patterns in different age groups in an institutional set up. J Dent Orofac Res 2013;9(2):11 – 5. (Pubmed)
  34. Patil S, Rao RS, Thirumal RA. A comparison between manual and computerized bite-mark analysis. J Adv Oral Research 2013;4(3):1 – 6 (Google Scholar)
  35. Patil S, Rao RS, Amrutha N, Sanketh DS. Comparison of conventional and microwave histo-processing of various oral soft tissue specimens. J Dent Res Rev 2014;1(1):3 – 6. (Google Scholar)
  36. Patil S, Rao RS, Sanketh DS, Amrutha N. Microbial Flora in Oral Diseases. J Contemp Dent Pract 2013;14(6):1202 – 8 (Medline)
  37. Patil S, Rao RS, Sanketh SD, Agarwal A. True Fibroma of Alveolar Mucosa. Case Rep Dent 2014;2014:904098 (Pubmed)
  38. Patil S, Rao RS, Amrutha N, Sanketh DS. Analysis of human papilloma virus in oral squamous cell carcinoma using p16 — an immunohistochemical study. J Int Soc Prev Comm Dent 2014;4(1):61 – 6. (Pubmed)
  39. Patil S, Rao RS, Ganavi BS. Natural sweeteners as fixatives in Histopathology – A longitudinal study. J Nat Sc Biol Med 2014; (Google Scholar)
  40. Rao RS, Patil S, BS Ganavi. Oral Cytokeratins in Health and Disease. J Contemp Dent Pract 2014;15(1):127 – 36 (Medline)
  41. Amrutha N, Patil S, Rao RS. Microwaves: A Revolution in Histoprocessing. J Contemp Dent Pract 2014;14(6):149 – 52 (Medline)
  42. Rao RS, Patil S, Sanketh DS, Amrutha N. Metastatic Tumors of the Oral Cavity. J Contemp Dent Pract 2014;14(6):263 – 71 (Medline)
  43. Patil S, Rao RS, Majumdar B. Precision medicine in head and neck oncology: An impending reality or a distant dream? J Dent Orofac Res 2014;10(1):42 – 6 (Pubmed)
  44. Barnali M, Rao RS, Patil S. Secondhand smoke. Dent Poster J2014;3(4):1.
  45. Raj AT, Rao RS, Patil S. Quit tobacco, before your time runs out. Dent Poster J 2014;3(4):2. (Google Scholar)
  46. Patil S, Rao RS, Sanketh DS, Warnakulasuriya S. Lichenoid dysplasia revisited – evidence from a review of Indian archives. J Oral Pathol Med. 2014 Sep 15. doi: 10.1111/jop.12258. [Pubmed]
  47. Ganavi BS, Patil S, Rao RS. Evaluation of Serum Lipids and Lipoproteins as Prognosticators in Leukoplakia. J Contemp Dent Pract 2014;15(3):294 – 9 (Medline)
  48. Rao RS, Patil S, Agarwal A. Comparison and Evaluation of Mitotic Figures in Oral Epithelial Dysplasia Using Crystal Violet and Feulgen’s Stain. J Contemp Dent Pract 2014;15(3):273 – 7. (Medline)
  49. Rao RS, Patil S, Sanketh DS. Oral Proliferative Verrucous Leukoplakia – A Case Report. mucosa. Int J Clin Dent Sci 2014;5(1):20 – 4 (Google Scholar)
  50. Patil S, Rao RS, Majumdar B. Chromosomal and Multifactorial Genetic Disorders with Oral Manifestations. J Int Oral Health 2014;6(5):1 – 8. (Pubmed)
  51. Sowmya SV, Patil S, Rao RS. Vegetable Granuloma in Pindborg’s Tumor: A Rare Encounter. J Int Oral Health 2014;6(4):108 – 10. (Pubmed)
  52. Sarode GS, SarodeSC, Anand R, Patil S, Rao R, Augustine D.Psychological Intervention in Head and Neck Cancer from Molecular Standpoint. World J Dent 2014;5(4):249 – 250. (Scopus, Pubmed)
  53. Patil S, Rao RS , Majumdar B. Solitary oral keratoacanthoma: A case report . Int J Med Dent Case Rep 2014: 1 – 2.
  54. Patil S, Rao RS, Sanketh DS, Sarode SC, Sarode GS. A universal diagnostic criteria for oral lichen planus: An exigency! Int J Contemp Dent Med Rev 2014;2014: 041214. (Google Scholar)
  55. Rao RS, Patil S, Amrutha N, Sanketh DS, Agarwal A. The Ambiguous Salivary Myoepithelial Cells. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2014;15(4):523 – 28.(Medline)
  56. Rao RS, Patil S, Ghosh S, Kumari K. Nanobiopsy: An emerging research tool. J Dent Orofac Res 2014;10(2):40 – 1. (Google Scholar)
  57. Augustine D, Patil S, Rao RS. Micrometastasis in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. J Contemp Dent Pract 2014;15(6):i. (Medline)
  58. Patil S, Rao RS, Majumdar B. Single Gene Disorders with Craniofacial and Oral Manifestations. J Contemp Dent Pract 2014;15(5):659 – 671 (Medline)
  59. Patil S, Rao RS, Sowmya SV, Sanketh DS, Sarode SC, Sarode GS. Meticulous diagnosis of adenoid squamous cell carcinoma: A sine quanon. J Med Radiol Pathol Surg 2015;1:20 – 23. (Google Scholar)
  60. Patil S. Rao RS, Agarwal A, Raj AT. Instant transport media for biopsied soft tissue specimens: A comparative study. Scientifica. 2015;1 – 5. (Google Scholar)
  61. Rao RS, Patil S, Majumdar B. Comparison of special stains for keratin with routine hematoxylin and eosin stain. J Int Oral Health 2015;7(3):1- 5. (Pubmed)
  62. Sanketh, D. S., Patil, S. and Rao, R. S. (2015), Estimating the frequency of Candida in oral squamous cell carcinoma using Calcofluor White fluorescent stain. J Invest Clin Dent. doi:10.1111/jicd.12161 (Pubmed)
  63. Rao RS, Patil S, Ghosh S, Kumari K. Current aspects and future strategies in oral cancer research: A review. J Med Radiol Pathol Surg. 2015;1:8 – 13. (Google Scholar)
  64. Patil S, Rao RS, Raj T. Role of miRNA in the malignant transformation of oral lichen planus. J Contemp Dent Pract 2015;16(2):i‑ii. (Medline)
  65. Patil S, Rao RS, Raj T. Potential Role of Tumor Microenvironment in the Progression of Oral Cancer. J Contemp Dent Pract 2015;16(3):i‑ii. (Medline)
  66. Patil S, Rao R, Raj T. DNA methylation induced epigenetic silencing: A potential biomarker and therapeutic target for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. J Int Oral Health 2015;(4):i‑ii. (Pubmed)
  67. Patil S, Rao R, Raj T. MicroRNA‑A Critical Regulator in the Pathogenesis and Malignant Transformation of Oral Submucous Fibrosis. World J Dent 2015;6(1):v‑vi. (Scopus)
  68. Patil S, Warnakulasuryia S, Raj AT, Sanketh DS, Rao RS. Exophytic oral verrucous hyperplasia: a new entity. JICD. 2015;0:1 – 7. (in press)
  69. Patil S, Rao RS, Raj AT. Dual role of autophagy in oral cancer. J Int oral Health 2015;7(6):i‑ii. (Pubmed)
  70. Patil S, Rao RS, Raj AT. Animal Models-Decoding the Molecular Biology of Oral Cancer. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2015;16(4):i‑ii. (Medline)
  71. Patil S, Rao RS, Raj T. Dedifferentiation in Salivary Gland Neoplasms: A Critical Appraisal. J Contemp Dent Pract 2015;16(6):i‑ii. (Medline)
  72. Patil S, Sowmya SV, Rao RS, Raj T. Knowledge, attitude and practice of tooth morphology among dental students. J Adv Clin Res Insights 2015;2:124 – 130.
  73. Patil S, Rao RS, Raj AT. Role of Mycoplasma in the initiation and progression of oral cancer. J Int Oral Health 2015;7(7):i‑ii. (Pubmed)
  74. Augustine D, Patil S, Rao RS. Postoperative care in oral cancer. World J Dent 2015;6(2):v‑vi. (Scopus, Pubmed)
  75. Patil S, Rao RS, Majumdar B. Clinical trials with oncolytic viruses: Current and future prospects. J Contemp Dent Pract 2015;16(8):i‑ii (Medline)
  76. Patil S, Rao RS, Majumdar B. T‑cell Exhaustion and Cancer Immunotherapy. J Int Oral Health 2015;7(8):i‑ii. (Pubmed)
  77. Patil S, Rao RS, Ganavi BS. Mesenchymal-epithelial transition in oral cancer. J Int Oral Health 2015;7(9):i‑ii (Pubmed)
  78. Patil S, Rao RS, Majumdar B. Nanorobots: Changing trends in cancer therapy. J Contemp Dent Pract 2015;16(9):i‑ii. (Medline)
  79. Patil S, Rao RS, Majumdar B. Anoikis resistance: Survival of the unplugged cancer cells. J Int Oral Health 2015;7(10):i‑ii. (Pubmed)
  80. Patil S, Rao RS, Raj AT. Parasitic metabolic pathway of oral cancer cells. The reverse Warburg effect.. J Int Oral Health 2015;7(11):i‑ii. (Pubmed)
  81. Patil S, Rao RS, Raj AT. Recent developments in oral epithelial dysplasia grading: A Critical appraisal. J Contemp Dent Pract 2015;16(10):i‑ii (Medline)
  82. Patil S, Raj T, Rao RS, Warnakulasuriya S. Pigmentary disorders of oral mucosa. Pigmentary disorders; 2015. 2:225 (Google Scholar)
  83. Patil S, Rao RS, Majumdar B. Hamartomas of the oral cavity. J Int Soc Prevent Communit Dent 2015;5:347 – 53. (Google Scholar)
  84. Majumdar B, Rao RS, Patil S. Tissue Preservation with Natural Fixatives: An Immunohistochemical Evaluation. World J Dent 2016;7(2):87 – 91. (Scopus, Pubmed)
  85. Patil S., Rao R.S., Majumdar B., Jafer M., Maralingannavar M. and Sukumaran A. Oral Lesions in Neonates. 2016 Int J Clini Pediatr Dent; 9(2):131 – 8. (Pubmed)
  86. Shwetha K.N., Vanishri H.C., Dominic A., Sowmya S.V. and Roopa R.S. RECENT ADVANCES IN DIAGNOSIS OF ORAL CANCER. J Dent Orofac Res. 2016;12(1):19 – 21. (Pubmed)
  87. Sowmya S.V, Pushpalatha C, Roopa R S. Benign migratory glossitis- A case of Hereditary aetiology. 2016.ISOR J Dent Med Sci;15(2):109 – 11 (Google Scholar)
  88. Pavithra V, Nambiar S, Augustine D, Sowmya SV, Kumar KV, Prasad K, Rao RS. Oral Tuberculosis with Advanced Diagnostic Trends. World J Dent 2016;7(4):203 – 207. (Scopus, Pubmed)
  89. Nambiar KS, Haragannavar VC, Augustine D, Sowmya SV, Rao RS. Diagnostic aids in detection of oral precancer and cancer: Past to present. Int Dent Med J Adv Res 2016;2:1 – 7. (Google Scholar)
  90. Nambiar S, Haragannavar VC, Augustine D, Sowmya SV, Rao RS. Adverse effects of radiotherapy on oral tissues: A review. Int J Contemp Dent Med Rev, Vol2016, Article ID:020816, 2016 (Google Scholar)
  91. Ghosh S, Nambiar S, Patil S, Haragannavar VC, Augustine D, SV S, Rao RS. Allergic and immunologic response of the oral mucosa: An overview.International Journal of Clinical Dental Science. 2016 Sep 22;7(1). (Google Scholar)
  92. Kumari K, Ghosh S, Patil S, Augustine D, Samudrala Venkatesiah S, Rao RS. Expression of type III collagen correlates with poor prognosis in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry. 2016 Dec 1. (Pubmed)
  93. Pavithra V,Sowmya SV,RaoRS,Patil S,Augustine D,Haragannavar VC, Nambiar S.Tumor- associated Collagen Signatures: An Insight.World J Dent 2017;8(3):224 – 230 (google scholar and scopus)
  94. Roopa s Rao.,Dominic Augustine.,Swetha Nambiar.,C.H. Vanishri.,S.V.Sowmya(2017).E‑cigrattes in India-An invite to oral cancers.JCRI.4,pp.436 – 438(google scholar)
  95. Lavanya Mallika., Dominic augustine., Parimala Sagar., kavitha Prasad., Roopa S rao.(2017). Pleomorphic Adenoma Masquerading as Odontogenic Lesion in the Maxilla.JCDR. pp993-994(scopus)
  96. K. Lizbeth Raju., K. Shwetha Nambiar., Vanishri C. Haragannavar.,Dominic
  97. Augustine., S. V. Sowmya., Roopa S. Rao.(2017). Immunopathogenesis of pemphigus vulgaris: A brief review.JMRP.4.pp 14 – 16 (google scholar)
  98. Gyanendra Misra., Kavitha Prasad., Roopa S. Rao., R. M. Lalitha1, K.Ranganath., B. R. Rajanikanth., Rupali C. Mane.(2017). Retrospective analysis of a 6‑year cohort of oral squamous cell carcinoma patients. JCRI.4 pp129-135 (google scholar)
  99. V. Pavithra, Karuna Kumari, Vanishri C. haragannavar, Roopa S. Rao, Shwetha Nambiar, Dominic augustine, S.V. Sowmya.(2017). Possible Role of Bcl‑2 Expression in Metastatic and Non Metastatic Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma. J Clin Diagn Res.11(9) ZC51-ZC54( Pubmed and scopus indexed)
  100. Lizbeth Raju K, Dominic Augustine, Roopa S Rao, Sowmya SV, Vanishri C Haragannavar, Shwetha Nambiar, Kavitha Prasad, Kamran Habib Awan, Shankargouda Patil.(2017). Biomarkers in Tumorigenesis Using Cancer Cell Lines: A Systematic Review. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 18 (9), 2329 – 2337(Pubmed indexed).
  101. Kumari k., Pramod.S.R,Sarode.S.C, Patil S.G, S .Raman Microspectrometry : An Alternative Method of Age Estimation from Dentin and cementum. JCDR.2017;11(10). ZC11-ZC16 (scopus indexed)
  102. Indu.M, Ropa S Rao,A Lavanya, SV Sowmya, Patil S.G.Analysis of lip prints in patients with nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate and their parents. JOFR. 2017;l13:113 – 115 (google scholar)
  103. Patil S.G, Roopa S. Rao, A. Thirumal Raj, Venkataswamy P,C.Haragannavar V , Nambiar S, Augustine D,S.V Sowmya. Insights into the pathogenesis and clinicopathological spectrum of oral vegetable granuloma. Case series with literature review.Clinics and practise 2017; 7:1008 (Pubmed and google scholar)
  104. Ghosh S, Rao RS, Nambiar KS, Haragannavar VC, Augustine D, Sowmya SV. Sericin, a dietary additive: Mini review.J Med Radiol Pathol Surg 2017;4:13 – 17 (google scholar)
  105. Abraham M., Nambiar S., Haragannavor VC. Augustine D., Sowmya SV. , Babu A., Rao RS. Comparison of staining efficacy between turmeric and eosin: A histological study.J clin Diagn Res; 2017;11(11):zco5-zco8 (Scopus indexed)
  106. Abraham M., Augustine D, Rao RS., S V. Sowmya, C. Haragannavar V., Nambiar S., Prasad K., Awan KH., Patil S. Naturally Available Extracts Inhibiting Cancer Progression: A Systematic Review. J. Evid. Based Complementary Altern. Med.;2017(14):1 – 9 (Pubmed,Medline)
  107. Hegde V, Nambiar S, Yadav N. Efficacy of centrifuged liquid based cytology over conventional cytology: A comparative study. J Can Res Ther 2017;13:951 – 5 (google scholar)
  108. Augustine D, Rao RS, Anbu J, Chidambara Murthy KN. In vitro antiproliferative effect of earthworm coelomic fluid of Eudrilus eugeniae, Eiseniafoetida, and Perionyx excavatus on squamous cell carcinoma‑9 cell line: A pilot study. Phcog Res 2017;9:S61‑6 (google scholar)
  109. Shashidara R, Patil S, Rao RS, Scindiya E, Tryphena A. Grossing of Oral Pathologies— Revisited. J Contemp Dent Pract 2017;18(12):1213 – 1222. (pubmed,medline)
  110. A Lavanya, SV Sowmya, Roopa S Rao, Dominic Augustine, Vanishri C Haragannavar, Shwetha Nambiar K:Trouble shooters in light microscopy.World J Dent.2017;8(6):511 – 518(Scopus indexed)
  111. Abraham M , Augustine D, Sagar P, Rao RS Prasad K, SV Sowmya, Haragannavar VC, Nambiar SK:Diagnostic Panel Markers CD45,CD20,CD3,CD138 and CD56 for Oral Solitary Plasmacytoma of Bone. World J Dent.2018;9(1):53 – 58 (Scopus indexed)
  112. Kumari K, SV Sowmya, Vineeth K, Rao RS, Lalitha RM, Augustine D, Haragannavar VC, Nambiar SK, Abraham M: Staged Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach in the Management of Glandular Odontogenic Cyst. World JDent.2018;9(1):48 – 52 (Scopus indexed)
  113. Abraham M, Nambiar SK, Haragannavar VC, Rao RS, Augustine D, Sowmya SV: Vaccine for Dental Caries-An Imminent Target. JDOR.2018;14(1):49 – 54. (google Scholar)
  114. Sudarshini, N., Spoorthi, R. B., Shwetha, K. Nambiar, Dominic Augustine, Sowmya, S. V., Vanishree, C. Haragannavara and Roopa, S. Rao (2018) Immunohistochemical Stain-Phosphohistone H3: Most Specific Mitotic Marker, J. of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 12(2), pp. ZC18-ZC21(Scopus indexed)
  115. Prasad, K., Roopa S. Rao and Mane, C. R. (2018) Genomics for Oral Cancer Biomarker Research. Soft Computing for Biological Systems, 201 – 223, Springer Link. (Book Chapter).
  116. Sanketh, D. S., Karuna Kumaria, Roopa, S. Rao, Vanishree, C. Haragannavara, Sarodeb, S. C., Sarodeb, G. S., Thirumal Raj, A. and Shankargouda Patil (2018) Expression of Ki-67, p53, α‑SMA and COX‑2 in Lichen Planus and Related Lesions: A Pilot Study, J. of Oral Biology and Craniofacial Research. DOI: org/10.1016/j.jobcr.2018.02.003(Pubmed)
  117. Augustine, D., Rao, R.S., Anbu, J. and Murthy, K.C., 2018. Anticancer prospects of earthworm extracts: A systematic review of In vitro and In vivo studies. Pharmacognosy Reviews, 12(23), p.46. (Scopus indexed)
  118. Surendra, L., Haragannavar, V.C., Rao, R.S., Prasad, K., Sowmya, S.V., Augustine, D. and Nambiar, S., 2018. Prognostic significance of Cep55 in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Translational Research in Oral Oncology, 3, p.2057178X18781972.
  119. Abraham, M., Sowmya, S.V., Rao, R.S., Haragannavar, V.C., Patil, S., Augustine, D. and Nambiar, S., 2018. Stearoyl coenzyme A desaturase: A diagnostic and prognostic biomarker in patients with oral epithelial dysplasia and oral squamous cell carcinoma. Translational Research in Oral Oncology, 3, p.2057178X18782512.
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  121. Nandini, DB., Rao, RS., Deepak, BS. (2018). Blushwood berry extracts in cancer prevention: A promising future?, J Adv Clin Res Insights,5, p. 58
  122. Renukaradhya, GJ., Shilpa, VS., Rao, RS. (2018). Plastination: Through ages, J Adv Clin Res Insights, 5, pp. 72 – 74
  123. Haragannavar, VC. et al.(2018). Troubleshooting in Immunohistochemistry with their Remedies. World J Dent, 9 (4) pp. 333 – 341 (Scopus indexed)
  124. Lavanya, A., Shwetha, K. N., Vanishri, H. C., Roopa, S. Rao., Dominic, A., and Sowmya, S. V. (2018) Origin of Cancer Stem Cells – A Short Review, J. of Dental & Oro — facial Research, 14(02), pp. 76 – 79.
  125. Ghosh S, Singh P, Nambiar KS, Haragannavar VC, Augustine D, Sowmya SV, Rao RS. Role of salivary biomarkers in the diagnosis of oral cancer: Mini review. J Med Radiol Pathol Surg 2018;5:7 – 10
  126. Khan, W. et al (2018). Stem Cell Markers SOX‑2 and OCT‑4 Enable to Resolve the Diagnostic Dilemma between Ameloblastic Carcinoma and Aggressive Solid Multicystic Ameloblastoma, Adv Biomed Res, 7, p 149. (Pubmed)
  127. Lakshminarayana, S. et al (2018). Molecular pathways of oral cancer that predicts prognosis and survival: A systematic review. J Carcinog, 17, p 7 (Scopus, Pubmed)
  128. Rai., K, Prasad., K, Sagar., P, Rao., RS (2018). Podoplanin expression and clinicopathological correlation in oral squamous cell carcinoma — A review, J Adv Clin Res Insights, 5, pp 160 – 165.
  129. Prasad, K., Rao, R., Augustine, D., et al (2018). Pathway based prognostic gene expression profile of buccal and gingivo-buccal oral squamous cell carcinoma in smokeless tobacco chewers. Head & Neck. pp 1 – 10. (Scopus, Pubmed)
  130. Augustine, D.,Rao, RS., Chidambara Murthy, KN. (2018). Anitiproliferativve activity of earthworm coelomic fluid using oral squamous carcinoma KB 3 – 1 cells: An In vitro study with serine protease analysis, Phcog Mag, 14, S528-34(Scopus, Pubmed)
  131. Surendra, L., et al (2019). Staining Efficacy of Rose Extract in Comparison with Eosin Stain: A Histological Study on Oral Tissues, World J Dent, 9(6), pp. 500 – 504(Scopus)
  132. Augustine, D., Rao, R.S., Anbu, J., Chidambara Murthy, K.N., (2019) In vitro cytotoxic and apoptotic induction effect of earthworm coelomic fluid of Eudrilus eugeniae, Eisenia foetida, and Perionyx excavatus on human oral squamous cell carcinoma‑9 cell line, Toxicology Reports, 6, pp. 347 – 357 (Pubmed, Scopus)

Book Authored:

  1. Rao.R, Patil.S, Jude.J. Giant Cell Lesions of Oral Cavity. Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing; 2013. ISBN-10 365942885X
  2. Patil.S, Rao R, Indhu M. Tumor Markers in Oral Pathology: An Insight. Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing; 2013. ISBN-10 3659411450

Chapters in Books:

  1. Prasad, K., Roopa S. Rao and Mane, C. R. (2018) Genomics for Oral Cancer Biomarker Research. Soft Computing for Biological Systems, 201 – 223,Springer Link.

Patents:

  1. Dr. Roopa S Rao, Dr. Shankargouda Patil, Dr. Amrutha Nagaraja Method, System and Apparatus for Microwaves Tissue Processing” Indian Patent Application: 2948/CHE/2014, June 17, 2014
  2. Dr. Roopa S. Rao, Dr. Shankargouda Patil, Dr. Ganavi B. S. A Fixative Solution for Tissues” Indian Patent Application: 3276/CHE/2014, July 03, 2014 

Conferences (Organized):

  1. Museum technology & Slide Seminar
  2. Master class in Oral Pathology, Medicine & OralPathology” & Publish or Perish
  3. Master class in Oral Medicine, Microbiology, Pathology & Molecular markers
  1. PCR workshop — National Triple O” Symposium
  2. IHC workshop — Cancer Stem Cells Molecular research
  3. Molecular Techniques for Research Advanced microscopic techniques and image analysis software
  4. The faculty development programme on Interdisciplinary Research”

  1. Research Faculty Awards by Careers 360 was conferred by honourable Union Minister of HRD minister Prakash Javdekar for top 10 knowledge producers in India for the Academic year 2017 – 2018 on 20th of March 2018 at Teen Murti Bhavan New Delhi. 
  2. Adarsh Vidya Saraswati Rashrtiya Puraskar on 2nd October 2018 by President Global Management Council for Academic research. Also, was nominated as a member of the editorial Board.
  3. International Association of Research and Developed Organization IARDO Award- 2018 for the contribution of research in Dental Sciences was conferred on 28th of October 2018 affiliated to RTU and approved
    by All India Council for Technical Education New Delhi.

  • IAOMP, IDA, KSDC-3656-A

    Member