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Lokanayagi Adikesavan Cancer Research foundation is founded by Dr. Nallini V Adikesavan, daughter of Ms. Lokanayagi. Dr.Nalini V Adikesavan was awarded Ph.D in Crystallography and Biophysics in India and pursued scientific research in the areas of Protein Crystallography, Drug discovery and Biophysics in Medical Universities (CWRU, UNM) in United States. She is a recipient of prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru (1st prime minister of India) Memorial Fund Award given at National and Asian level for Doctoral studies, besides other merit awards. Pertinent to discovery in Medicine in USA, is the publicationDiscovery of a quorum-sensing inhibitor of drug-resistant staphylococcal infections by structure-based virtual screening. Mol. Pharmacol. 2008 May; 73(5):1578-86.