International recognition for UoM Scientists


Mysuru, February 17, 2022 ( The University of Mysore has achieved yet another milestone as the research paper published by its faculty members has been chosen as the ‘Best Paper Award in Biochimie.’
Prof.K. Rangappa and Dr. Mohan C.D. along with their international collaborators were successful in discovering that Vitexin (a chemical isolated from passion flower) kills the liver cancer cells by targeting STAT3 protein which is overactivated in various human cancers.
Their paper was published in the international journal ‘Biochimie’. Dr. Mohan has been awarded a cash prize of 1000 Euros (Approx. Rs.87,000/-) for being the first author of this publication. Prof. Rangappa and Dr. Mohan are invited to receive the award and to deliver a lecture at the upcoming reputed annual congress of the French Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology on July 4 and 5, 2022, at the University of Paris, France.
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