HOMETOWN
Trinidad and Tobago

EDUCATION
2013 – Doctor of Philosophy – Hokkaido University – Japan

2006 – Doctor of Medicine – St. George’s University – Grenada

INTERESTS IN PATHOLOGY
Forensics, Molecular, Research

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
Hiking, Travel, Biking, Backpacking

PUBLICATIONS/POSTERS
Kenta Takahashi, Hiroshi Nishihara, Masahito Katoh, Tomoaki Yoshinaga, Roshan Mahabir.. A case of atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor in an adult, with long survival.. Brain Tumor Pathology. 2011 Feb; 28(1): 71-76.

Kenta Takahashi, Masumi Tsuda, Hiromi Kanno, Junichi Murata, Roshan Mahabir, Yusuke Ishida, Taichi Kimura, Mishie Tanino, Hiroshi Nishihara, Kazuo Nagashima, Shinya Tanaka. Differential diagnosis of small cell glioblastoma and anaplastic oligodendroglioma: A case report of an elderly male.. Brain Tumor Pathology. 2013 Aug; 31(2): 118-123.

Mahabir R, Tanino M, Elmansuri A, Wang L, Kimura T, Itoh T, Ohba Y, Nishihara H, Shirato H, Tsuda M, Tanaka S. Sustained elevation of Snail promotes glial-mesenchymal transition after irradiation in malignant glioma. Neuro-Oncology. 2013 Dec; 16(5): 671-685.

Shinji Kohsaka, Lei Wang, Kazuhiro Yachi, Roshan Mahabir, Takuhito Narita.. STAT3 Inhibition Overcomes Temozolomide Resistance in Glioblastoma by Downregulating MGMT Expression.. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. 2012 Jun; 6(11): 1289-1299.

Aiman Elmansuri, Roshan Mahabir, Mishie Tanino, Lei Wang, Masumi Tsuda, Taichi Kimura, Hiroshi Nishihara, Shinya Tanaka. Crk adaptor protein induces EMT and metastasis via novel Rac1/Snail and RhoA/Slug signaling along with TGF-Beta1 positive feedback loop. Cancer Research. 2014 Mar;

Roshan Mahabir, Mishie Tanino, Hiroshi Nishihara, Shinya Tanaka. A case of pericardial mesothelioma with long survival. Journal of
Thoracic Diseases. 2014 Mar;

Roshan Mahabir, Mishie Tanino, Aiman Elmansuri, Lei Wang, Hiroshi Nishihara, Shinya Tanaka. (2012). Irradiation induced
glial-mesenchymal transition in malignant glioma.

Roshan Mahabir, Mishie Tanino, Aiman Elmansuri, Lei Wang, Hiroshi Nishihara, Shinya Tanaka. (2013). The mesenchymal phenotype in recurrent glioblastoma is due to irradiation induced Snail expression and resultant EMT/GMT.

Roshan Mahabir, Mishie Tanino, Aiman Elmansuri, Lei Wang, Hiroshi Nishihara, Shinya Tanaka. (2013). CrkI and CrkII adaptor proteins promote invasiveness and metastasis via epithelialmesenchymal transition (EMT) in A549 lung adenocarcinoma cells.

Roshan Mahabir, Mishie Tanino, Aiman Elmansuri, Lei Wang, Hiroshi Nishihara, Shinya Tanaka. (2013). Irradiation induced stem cell enrichment mediated by Snail in malignant glioma.

Roshan Mahabir, Mishie Tanino, Aiman Elmansuri, Lei Wang, Hiroshi Nishihara, Shinya Tanaka. (2013). Snail promotes
glial-mesenchymal transition (GMT) after irradiation in malignant glioma.