startcenter-HS-11-minDr. Murali Beeram is a board certified medical oncologist and investigator practicing with the START Center in San Antonio, Texas. He was named in the list of America’s Top Oncologists in 2005, 2007 and 2008. Dr. Beeram graduated in medicine from Osmania Medical College, India in 1993. He performed a year of advanced training in radiation oncology in India prior to beginning his internship and residency training in internal medicine at the Long Island College Hospital, New York in 1997.

Dr. Beeram completed his hematology-medical oncology fellowship training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2003, where he was the recipient of the Best Graduating Fellow award. Additionally, Dr. Beeram has completed a 2-year advanced research fellowship in anticancer drug development at the Institute for Drug Development at the Cancer Therapy and Research Center. He spent 4 years as a faculty member in the Division of Medical Oncology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where he was the associate director of the Hematology–Medical Oncology Fellowship Program.

Dr. Beeram treats all solid tumors but has a special interest in the treatment of breast cancer, malignant melanoma, and in clinical trials of new anticancer agents. Dr. Beeram is the recipient of several peer-reviewed grant awards, including the prestigious American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator award and the American Federation for Aging Research Junior Investigator award for his research.

Dr. Beeram has authored several publications, including both peer-reviewed publications and invited reviews/book chapters. He has been an invited speaker at many scientific symposia, including the annual meetings of the Southern Medical Association, the American College of Physicians and the European Society for Medical Oncology / National Cancer Institute symposium on targeted anticancer therapies in Amsterdam. He has also served as an expert on breast cancer for the KENS5 news and other radio talk shows.