CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute
Dr.A. Suresh kumar
Academic Qualifications
    PhD (Bio Chemistry)
Contact Details
Dr.A. Suresh kumar

CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute
Adyar, Chennai – 600 020
e-mail: asuresh@clri.res.in,
Phone:91 44 24437177


Ph.D in Biochemistry : 2004-2010, University of Madras, India

Master in BioChemistry : 2002-2004, University of Madras, India

Area of interests
  • Oxidative stress,
  • Cell signalling
  • Cancer Biology
Professional Experience

December  2014

Scientist, Department of Biochemistry. Central Leather Research Institute, Adyar, Chennai


Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, KL, Malaysia

2010- 2013

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Animal Biology and Veterinary medicine, Division of Biochem istry, University of Pennsylvaniya, USA


Ph.D Biochemistry, University of Madras


  1. Suresh Kumar Ananda Sadagopan, Chung Yeng Looi, Nooshin Mohebali, Mohadeseh Hasanpourghadi, Aditya Arya, Hamed Karimian, Mohd Rais Mustafa. Forkhead Box Transcription Factor (FOXO3a) Mediates the Cytotoxic Effect of Vernodalin In vitro and Inhibits the Breast Tumor Growth In vivo. IJBS In press. Jan 2015.
  2. Pandurangan AK, Kumar SA, Dharmalingam P, Ganapasam S. Luteolin, a bioflavonoid inhibits azoxymethane-induced colon carcinogenesis: Involvement of iNOS and COX-2. Pharmacogn Mag. 2014 Apr;10(Suppl 2):S306-10. doi: 10.4103/0973-1296.133285.
  3. Pandurangan A, Sadagopan S, Ganapasam S. Luteolin inhibits matrix metalloproteinase 9 and 2 in azoxymethane-induced colon carcinogenesis. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2014 Feb 14. doi: 10.1177/0960327114522502.
  4. Ashok Kumar Pandurangan, Suresh Kumar Ananda Sadagopan, Prakash Dharmalingam and Sudhandiran Ganapasam. Luteolin, a bioflavonoid inhibits Azoxymethane-induced colorectal cancer through of Nrf2 signaling. Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods 2014. Jan; 24(1):13-20.
  5. Ashok Kumar Pandurangan, Suresh Kumar Ananda Sadagopan, Prakash Dharmalingam, Sudhandiran Ganapasam. Luteolin, a Bioflavonoid, Attenuates Azoxymethane-Induced Effects on Mitochondrial Enzymes in Balb/c Mice. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 2014. 14 (11), 6669-6672.
  6. Ashok Kumar Pandurangan, Suresh Kumar Ananda Sadagopan, Prakash Dharmalingam and Sudhandiran Ganapasam. Inhibitory effect of luteolin on the status of membrane bound ATPases against azoxymethane-induced color ectal cancer. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 2013, 5(6):123-127.
  7. Bansal S, Anandasadagopan S, Chowdhury AR, Selvaraj V, Kalyanaraman B, Joseph J, Avadhani NG. Additive effects of mitochondrion-targeted cytochrome CYP2E1 and alcohol toxicity on cytochrome c oxidase function and stability of respirosome complexes. J Biol Chem. 2012 May 4; 287(19) 15284-97.
  8. Ashok Kumar Pandurangan,  Prakash Dharmalingam, Suresh Kumar Ananda Sadagopan, Manikandan Ramar, Arumugam Munusamy, & Sudhandiran Ganapasam. Luteolin Induces Growth Arrest in Colon CancerCells Through Involvement of Wnt/β-Catenin/GSK-3β Signaling. Journal of Environmental Pathology, Toxicology and Oncology, 2013, 32 (2):131-9
  9. Ashok Kumar Pandurangan, Srinivasan Periasamy, Suresh Kumar Anandasadagopan, Sudhandiran Ganapasam, Shyamala Devi Chennam Srinivasalu. Green Tea Polyphenol Protection Against 4-Nitroquinoline 1-Oxide-Induced Bone Marrow Lipid Peroxidation and Genotoxicity in Wistar Rats. Asian Pacific J Cancer Prev, 2012; 13(8):4107-12.
  10. Ashok Kumar Pandurangan, Suresh Kumar Ananda Sadagopan, Sudhandiran Ganapasam. Effect of Luteolin on the Levels of Glycoproteins During Azoxymethane-induced Colon Carcinogenesis in Mice. Asian Pacific J Cancer Prev, 2012;13(4):1569-73.
  11. Sriram N, Kalayarasan S, Ashokkumar P, Sureshkumar A and Sudhandiran G. Diallyl sulfide induces apoptosis in Colo 320 DM human colon cancer cells: involvement of Caspase-3, NF-KappaB, and ERK-2. Molecular and cellular Biochemistry 2008, 311: 157-165
  12. Kalayarasan S, Sriram N, Sureshkumar A and Sudhandiran G. Chromium (VI) induced oxidative stress and apoptosis is reduced by garlic and its derivative S-allyl cysteine through the activation of Nrf2 in the hepatocytes of Wistar rats. Journal of Applied Toxicology 2008, 28: 908-919.
Awards & Honours Received
  1. UMRG- research  grant for Oral presentation in IMU university (2014).
  2. Postdoctoral Associate from NIH Grant AA-017749 - UPENN (2010).
  3. Senior Research Fellowship from University Grant Commission-SAP, Government of India (2008-2010)
  4. Received Mr. Ekambaram Murugesan Memorial Award for the outstanding performance in M.Sc second year University examinations (2004).
  5. Received Janab Kaka Mohammed Umar Sahib Memorial Award for obtaining Ist rank in M.Sc first year University examinations (2003).