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Project Lead

Dr. Sharayu Mhatre

Officer Incharge
Scientific Officer 'E'

OIC, Division of Molecular Epidemiology and Population genetics, CCE, Kharghar




University / Institute

August -2016



Homi Bhabha National Institute (Homi Bhabha National Institute)




Ramniranjan Jhunjhunwala College (Mumbai University)




Ramniranjan Jhunjhunwala College (Mumbai University)




July 2020 - Till Date

Scientific Officer E, Officer Incharge (OIC)

Division of Molecular Epidemiology & Population genetics, Centre For Cancer Epidemiology, CCE

2014 - 2020

Scientific Officer D, Officer Incharge (OIC)

Division of Molecular Epidemiology & Population genetics, Centre For Cancer Epidemiology, CCE

2011 - 2014

Senior Research Fellow

Centre For Cancer Epidemiology, CCE

2009 - 2011

Junior Research Fellow

Centre For Cancer Epidemiology, CCE

  • Mhatre S, Wang Z, Nagrani R, Badwe R, Chiplunkar S, Mittal B, Yadav S, Zhang H, Chung CC, Patil P, Chanock S, Dikshit R, Chatterjee N, Rajaraman P. Common genetic variation and risk of gallbladder cancer in India: a case-control genome-wide association study. Lancet Oncol. 2017 Apr;18(4):535-544. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(17)30167-5. Epub 2017 Mar 5. PubMed PMID: 28274756.

  • Nagrani R, Mhatre S, Rajaraman P, Chatterjee N, Akbari MR, Boffetta P, Brennan P, Badwe R, Gupta S, Dikshit R. Association of Genome-Wide Association Study (GWAS) Identified SNPs and Risk of Breast Cancer in an Indian Population. Sci Rep. 2017 Jan 18;7:40963. doi: 10.1038/srep40963. PubMed PMID: 28098224; PubMedCentral PMCID: PMC5241870.

  • Nagrani R, Mhatre S, Rajaraman P, Soerjomataram I, Boffetta P, Gupta S, Parmar V, Badwe R, Dikshit R. Central obesity increases risk of breast cancer irrespective of menopausal and hormonal receptor status in women of South Asian Ethnicity. Eur J Cancer. 2016 Oct;66:153-61. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2016.07.022. Epub 2016 Aug 27. PubMed PMID: 27573429; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5040194.

  • Mhatre SS, Nagrani RT, Budukh A, Chiplunkar S, Badwe R, Patil P, Laversanne M, Rajaraman P, Bray F, Dikshit R. Place of birth and risk of gallbladder cancer in India. Indian J Cancer. 2016 Apr-Jun;53(2):304-308. doi10.4103/0019-509X.197723. PubMed PMID: 28071634. Nagrani R, Mhatre S, Boffetta P, Rajaraman P, Badwe R, Gupta S, Romieu I,Parmar V, Dikshit R. Understanding rural-urban differences in risk factors for breast cancer in an Indian population. Cancer Causes Control. 2016 Feb;27(2):199-208. doi: 10.1007/s10552-015-0697-y. Epub 2015 Nov 20. PubMed PMID:26589416.

  • Nagrani RT, Budukh A, Koyande S, Panse NS, Mhatre SS, Badwe R. Rural urban differences in breast cancer in India. Indian J Cancer. 2014 July-September;51(3):277-281. doi: 10.4103/0019-509X.146793. PubMed PMID: 25494122.Dikshit RP, Mathur G, Mhatre S, Yeole BB.

  • Dikshit RP, Mathur G, Mhatre S, Yeole BB. Epidemiological review of gastric cancer in India.Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol. 2011 Jan;32(1):3-11

  • Kumar A, Mhatre S, Godbole S, Jha P, Dikshit R. Optimization of extraction of genomic DNA from archived dried blood spot (DBS): potential application in epidemiological research & bio banking. Gates Open Res. 2019;2:57. Published 2019 Nov 14. doi:10.12688/gatesopenres.12855.3

  • Phadke, Prachi & Mhatre, SharayuSitaram & Budukh, Atul & Dikshit, Rajesh. (2019). Trends in gallbladder cancer incidence in the high- and low-risk regions of India. Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology. 40. 90. 10.4103/ijmpo.ijmpo_164_18.

  • Kumar A, Mhatre S, Dikshit R. Utility of dried blood spots in detecting helicobacter pylori infection. Indian J Med Microbiol. 2019;37(4):514-520. doi:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_19_441

  • Mhatre S, Rajaraman P, Chatterjee N, et al. Mustard oil consumption, cooking method, diet and gallbladder cancer risk in high- and low-risk regions of India [published online ahead of print, 2020 Mar 6]. Int J Cancer. 2020;10.1002/ijc.32952. doi:10.1002/ijc.32952

  • Mhatre S, Chatterjee N, Dikshit R, Rajaraman P. Genetics of gallbladder cancer - Authors' reply. Lancet Oncol. 2017;18(6):e297. doi:10.1016/S1470-2045(17)30353-4

  • Gholap D, Mhatre S, Chaturvedi P, Nair S, Gheit T, Tommasino M, Dikshit R. Prevalence of human papillomavirus types in head and neck cancer sub-sites in the Indian population. Ecancermedicalscience. 2022 Feb 18;16:1358. doi: 10.3332/ecancer.2022.1358. PMID: 35510141; PMCID: PMC9023304.

  • Singh AG, Singhavi H, Sharin F, Lakdawala M, Mhatre S, Deodhar J, Chaturvedi P, Dikshit R. Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Mental Health Status Prevailing among COVID-19 Patients in Mumbai, India. Indian J Community Med. 2022 Jan-Mar;47(1):55-60. doi: 10.4103/ijcm.ijcm_928_21. Epub 2022 Mar 16. PMID: 35368483; PMCID: PMC8971876.

  • de Souza R, Mhatre S, Qayyumi B, Chitkara G, Madke T, Joshi M, Bharmal R, Asgaonkar DS, Lakhani P, Gupta S, Chaturvedi P, Dikshit R, Badwe R. Clinical course and outcome of patients with COVID-19 in Mumbai City: an observational study. BMJ Open. 2021 May 6;11(5):e042943. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042943. PMID: 33958335; PMCID: PMC8103559.

  • Mhatre S, Lacey B, Sherliker P, Chatterjee N, Rajaraman P, Goel M, Patkar S, Ostwal V, Patil P, Shrikhande SV, Chitkara G, Badwe R, Lewington S, Dikshit R. Reproductive factors and gall-bladder cancer, and the effect of common genetic variants on these associations: a case-control study in India. Int J Epidemiol. 2022 Jun 13;51(3):789-798. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyab197. PMID: 34550362; PMCID: PMC9189936.

  • Conducting the lecture of MPHE.

  • Conducting the lecture of MSc Clinical research

  • Guided to MPHE students for their dissertation.

  • I have participated in the EEPE 23rd residential summer course on epidemiology that was held in Florence, Italy from 21st June to 9th July 2010. I had received fellowship from EEPE for participation in the course.

  • Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) has awarded me “Technology transfer fellowship” in the Year of 2010-2011. I have utilized my fellowship to acquire training in high throughput genotyping platform at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, U.S.A.

  • Fellowship from U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded to support Short -term training on Molecular Epidemiology, June 2015.

  • Actively participated in setting up Molecular Epidemiology facility at Center For Cancer Epidemiology ,Kharghar.

  • Developing GWAS facility , designing and developing required Quality control pipelines and computational infrastructure , analysis of GWAS dataset

  • Advancing facility required for studying infectious etiology and biochemical studies

  • Developing the Sequencing facility, designing and deveining the required quality control pipelines and computational infrastructure analysis of sequence data