Dr. Biju Joseph obtained his Ph.D. in Cancer Biology. His thesis resulted in development of DNA diagnostic methods for retinoblastoma in South-East Asia. Retinoblastoma is a pediatric eye cancer affecting children less than 5 years of age and late detection results in significant morbidity.
Apart from the thesis related publications, he co-authored diabetic retinopathy, consanguinity and ocular disorders, retinitis pigmentosa related research publications. He completed his post-doctoral studies at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore on cancer biology of thyroid cancers.