Dr. Vidya Prasad Nimbalkar

  • Research Associate

  • Working towards understanding the molecular mechanism of nuclear receptors crosstalk in breast cancer in context with circulating steroid hormone levels


  • PhD (Neuro Oncology)
    National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS)
  • M Sc (Biophysics)
    Dr. B A M University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra
  • B Sc (Chemistry, Zoology, Environmental science)
    Dr. B A M University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra

  • Research Associate
    StJohns Research Institute
    March 2021- Till Date
  • PhD Scholar
    National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS)
    July 2015- December 2020
  • Junior Research Fellow
    StJohns Research Institute
    July 2013- June 2015

1. Nimbalkar VP, Kruthika BS, Sravya P, Rao S, Sugur HS, Verma BK, Chickabasaviah YT, Arivazhagan A, Kondaiah P, Santosh V. Differential gene expression in peritumoral brain zone of glioblastoma: role of SERPINA3 in promoting invasion, stemness and radioresistance of glioma cells and association with poor patient prognosis and recurrence. Journal of Neuro-Oncology. 2021 Mar;152(1):55-65. (IF- 4.13.)

2. Sravya P, Nimbalkar VP, Kanuri NN, Sugur H, Verma BK, Kundu P, Rao S, Krishna AU, Somanna S, Kondaiah P, Arivazhagan A. Low mitochondrial DNA copy number is associated with poor prognosis and treatment resistance in glioblastoma. Mitochondrion. 2020 Nov 1;55:154-63. (IF.4.16).

3. Rao S, Kanuri NN, Nimbalkar V, Arivazhagan A, Santosh V. High frequency of H3K27M immunopositivity in adult thalamic glioblastoma. Neuropathology. 2019 Apr;39(2):78-84. (IF- 1.906).

Groups and Associations

  • Member
    Member of Indian Society of Neurooncology

Interested in deciphering the molecular mechanism of cancer with respect to various signaling pathways with special interest in immune related pathways