"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."


Undergraduate Education: Dartmouth College

Graduate School / Medical School: University of California San Diego

Academic interests 




Head and neck cancer

Recent Publications

Diab A, Gem H, Swanger J, Kim HY, Smith K, Zou G, Raju S, Kao M, Fitzgibbon M, Loeb KR, Rodriguez CP, Méndez E, Galloway DA, Sidorova JM, Clurman BE. FOXM1 drives HPV+ HNSCC sensitivity to WEE1 inhibition., Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2020 11; 117(45):28287-28296

Chan J, Raju SC, Topol E. Towards a tricorder for diagnosing paediatric conditions., Lancet 2019 Sep; 394(10202):907

Chan J, Raju S, Nandakumar R, Bly R, Gollakota S. Detecting middle ear fluid using smartphones., Sci Transl Med 2019 05; 11(492):

Cannon RB, Houlton JJ, Patel S, Raju S, Noble A, Futran ND, Parvathaneni U, Méndez E. Patterns of cervical node positivity, regional failure rates, and fistula rates for HPV+ oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma treated with transoral robotic surgery (TORS)., Oral Oncol 2018 11; 86296-300

Méndez E, Rodriguez CP, Kao MC, Raju S, Diab A, Harbison RA, Konnick EQ, Mugundu GM, Santana-Davila R, Martins R, Futran ND, Chow LQM. A Phase I Clinical Trial of AZD1775 in Combination with Neoadjuvant Weekly Docetaxel and Cisplatin before Definitive Therapy in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma., Clin Cancer Res 2018 06; 24(12):2740-2748