Chitra Joseph is a Research Fellow working within the Division of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Nottingham.
Currently, she focuses on the study of potential biomarkers of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. She also participates in studies evaluating computational image analysis to quantify fibrosis/cellularity, expression profiling and reverse phase proteomics quantifying biomarkers.
Chitra was part of Nottingham Breast Pathology Research group investigating the regulation of lymphovascular invasion and metastasis in breast cancer. She also explored the role of stem cell and immune check point markers in breast cancer predicting the prognosis. She achieved Associate Fellowship of Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) in research supervision and mentorship.
Her main research expertise is in using techniques such as immunohistochemistry, tissue microarrays (TMAs), gene expression profiling, transcriptomic / proteomic analysis, in vitro RNA and protein expression studies.
Chitra was awarded the Overseas research Scholarship and University of Nottingham Scholarship to pursue her Ph.D. She graduated as a Veterinary surgeon from India.