IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Diagnostics and therapeutics

Research focus

  • Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
  • Low grade lymphomas
  • Therapeutic use of curcumin
  • DVT
  • Use of iron infusions to treat deficiencies

Publications and funding

  • Golombick, T., Diamond, T.H., Manoharan, A., Ramakrishna R. 2017. B-Cell Disorders and Curcumin. Integrative Cancer Therapies. 16(3): 255-257
  • Golombick, T., Diamond, T.H., Manoharan, A., Ramakrishna, R. 2015. Addition of Rice Bran Arabinoxylan to Curcumin Therapy May Be of Benefit to Patients with Early-Stage B-Cell Lymphoid Malignancies (Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance, Smoldering Multiple Myeloma, or Stage 0/1 Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia): A Preliminary Clinical Study. Integrative Cancer Therapies. 15(2): 183-189
  • Ramakrishna, R., Rehman, A., Ramakrishna, S., Alexander, W., Yeo, W.W. 2015. Use of romiplostim in patients with chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura during perioperative period. Internal Medicine Journal. 45(7): 718- 724
  • Golombick, T., Diamond, T., Manoharan, A., Ramakrishna, R. Golombick, T., Diamond, T., Manoharan, A., Ramakrishna,R. 2015. The Effect of Curcumin (as Meriva) on Absolute Lymphocyte Count (ALC), NK Cells and T Cell Populations in Patients with Stage 0/1 Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. Journal of Cancer Therapy. 6:566-571.5.
  • Pota, H. R., Ramakrishna, R. 2015. A Flexible Pressure Controller for a Portable Multi-Chamber Therapeutic Device. International Journal of Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering 1 (3): 272-2756
  • Ramakrishna, R., Sarathy, K., Sarathy, T. 2013. Rituximab therapy in cutaneous infiltration of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. Acta Haematologica. 130(1 ):47-517. Ramakrishna, R., Gupta, S., Sarathy, K., Bowen, A. 2013. Phenotypic and clinical manifestations of compound heterozygous genetic haemochromatosis (CHGH): A non­invasive approach to clinical management. Internal Medicine Journal. 43(3):254-2618.
  • Golombick, T., Diamond, T., Manoharan, A., Ramakrishna,R. 2012. Response to Vermorken et al – curcumin and free light chains. American Journal of Hematology. 87(10): E80- E81
  • Golombick, T., Diamond, T.H., Manoharan, A., Ramakrishna, R. 2012. Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance, smoldering multiple myeloma, and curcumin: A randomized, double-blind placebo­controlled cross-over 4g study and an open-label 8g extension study. American Journal of Hematology. 87(5) :455-460

Other roles

  • Haematologist, Illawarra Private Cancer Care Centre (IPCCC) and Southern Sydney Haematology Services (SSHS)