IU Simon Cancer Center pathologist named to prestigious Komen Advisory Council


INDIANAPOLIS -- (May 27, 2010) -- A physician/researcher at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center has been named to a Susan G. Komen for the Cure council.

Sunil S. Badve, M.B.B.S., associate professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine, has been appointed to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Scientific Advisory Council.

The Scientific Advisory Council, established in 2007, serves as Komen’s scientific executive committee. It is focused on the organization’s research program and the research with the best chance of providing effective treatments within 10 years. 


A surgical pathologist, Dr. Badve is the primary pathologist for breast cancer research at the IU School of Medicine. He also is a co-director of the Indiana Center for Systems Biology and Personalized Medicine and directs the translational genomics core at the medical school.  

Dr. Badve received his medical degree at Bombay University in India. He was a pathology resident at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his oncopathology fellowship at Yale University Hospital. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.