Name                 :     Dr. Vasanti Godse

Qualification     :     Assistant Director, Integrated Cancer Treatment and Research Center, Wagholi, Pune

Educational Qualification: Degrees obtained (Begin with Bachelor’s Degree)

Degree Year Class Subject University
B.A.M.S. 1996 I Mumbai
Ph.D. 2014 Thesis Kayachikitsa (Medicine) Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune
M.A. 2000 Second Sanskrit Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune
Diploma Dietetics 2005 I (2nd Rank) Ayurvedic dietetics Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune

Research Experience

Duration (From-To) Institution    Particulars of work done

Integrated Cancer Treatment and Research Center (ICTRC), Wagholi, Pune

  • Research Fellow, Cancer Research Project – 1996 -2009
  • In-charge, Cancer Research Project – 2009 – November 2011
  • Assistant Director, ICTRC – December 2011- till date

Particulars of work done

  1. Clinical experience –

Documentation and treatment of cancer patients of various sites, stages and grades with Ayurved under the guidance of Dr. S. P. Sardeshmukh, Ayurvedic physician and Dr. Arvind Kulkarni, Radiation oncologist since 1996. Treated more than 7000 cancer patients with integrated and holistic approach which includes Shamanachikitsa, Panchakarma, Diet therapy and counseling.

  1. Research experience –

Presented various research papers in State level, National and International conferences on “Ayurved – Cancer”

Presented research paper on “Management of Oropharyngeal Cancers with VasadiVati” in National Seminar on Cancer Management – A Holistic Approach in  February 2008

  1. Experience in social medical field

Organized various Cancer consultation and detection camps, exhibitions, lectures, awareness programs on Cancer and Ayurved at ICTRC.

Delivered various lectures on the topic “Cancer Prevention” & “Importance of Mental health in Cancer Treatment”

Joint Secretary of IVth International conferences of ICTRC on “Ayurved for Cancer”

Co-Author of Book – “Cancer – Ayurved”

Wrote articles in newspapers, magazines, periodic on “Cancer-Ayurved”

Other Experience (Apart from Research)

Duration (From-To)  Institution    Particulars of work done

Academic experience –

Lecturer & In-charge of Ayurvedic Courses – Mumbai Centre (Ayurvedic Courses Of Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth – Yoga Ayurved Prarambhic, Yoga Ayurved Pragat & Abhyanga Mardan Tantradnya Padvika conducted by Ayurved Mahavidyalaya Wagholi, Pune.(2005 to 2012)

Invited as lecturer on “Introduction of Ayurved” at Prague-Czecoslovakia for the second semester of the course on Ayurved conducted by Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Wagholi, Pune. (2005)

Research specialization

(Major scientific fields of interest)

  • Clinical research in the field of Cancer and Ayurved
  • Literary research

Recent publications (last 5 years, with titles and references), also papers in press

“Effectiveness of combinations of Ayurvedic drugs in alleviating drug toxicity and improving quality of life of cancer patients treated with chemotherapy” Journal of Supportive Care in Cancer, June 2014

Other information, if any:

  • Invited as a guest speaker on the topic “Ayurved for Health” on Mumbai Doordarshan (Sahyadri Channel) in January 2010.
  • Invited as a guest speaker in the series on the topic “Ayurved for Cancer” on Mumbai Aakashwani (Aarogyam Dhanasampada) in February 2010.
  • Co-writer of a book “BharatiyaSanskritiDarshan Trust Parichaya” published by Bharatiya Sanskriti Darshan Trust.