Dr. Pillai is a renowned scientist in the field of oncology and is a Professor in the Department of Life Science, University of Calicut. Prior to Calicut, Dr. Pillai worked as a Scientist at the Imperial College of London for several years.
He has more than 20 years of experience in the field of cancer research demonstrating therapeutic value of curcumin and suggested that curcumin may be used as a potential anticancer agent employed to kill lung cancer cells.
Dr. Pillai has acquired diverse experience working at various institutes and industries in India, the United States, and the United Kingdom. In addition, Professor Pillai has served as Chair of Ealing Hospital PPIF (London), Chief Editor/Executive Editor/Member of the Editorial Board of various scientific journals. He is currently advising GIOSTAR in the research and development of cancer stem cell manipulation to treat cancers.