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Meet Dr. Ramanathan: Ironwood’s Medical Director of Clinical Research

Dr. Ramesh K. Ramanathan is a board-certified medical oncologist, he joined Ironwood Physicians as Medical Director of Clinical Research in October 2023. Dr. Ramanathan is a recognized expert for GI cancers and has research interests in new drug development. In the last 25 years, Dr. Ramanathan has been involved in the development of several new drugs (PARP, PI3K, hedgehog inhibitors, liposomal formulations etc), participated in numerous first in human agent studies and had a pivotal role in the development and approval of oxaliplatin for colon cancer and nab-paclitaxel for pancreatic cancer. He has published more than 200 papers in peer reviewed journals, as well as numerous book chapters.

Dr Ramanathan has served on national professional committees and been an invited speaker at national and international meetings. Dr. Ramanathan is an Editorial Board member for Clinical Cancer Research, Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology, Gastrointestinal Cancer Research and is an ad hoc reviewer for several high impact journals. At Ironwood Physicians, Dr. Ramanathan will leverage his extensive experience from both academia and industry to expand the clinical trials program with innovative new agents.

Dr. Ramanathan Contact Information

8880 E. Desert Cove Ave. Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Phone: (480) 314-6670
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