Cancer Research at the School of Medicine can be broadly divided into following areas: Molecular mechanisms of cell division, differentiation and cancer; Cancer of the organs (Colon, Breast, Brain, and Cervix); Cancer therapeutics and treatment including immunotherapy.
The following is the list of names of the faculty and their area of Cancer Research:
Walden Ai, PhD The role of transcriptional factor, Kruppel-like factor 4 (KLF4) in control of
cell proliferation and differentiation in stem cells or progenitor cells in the development of cancer
Ben Guan, PhD Role of CD44 in endothelial cell (EC) injury and antitumor immunity
Lucia Pirisi-Creek, MD Role of the EGF receptor in HPV16-mediated human cell
carcinogenesis. Gene expression profiling of HPV-mediated transformation
Venkatesh Hegde, PhD Myeloid derived suppressor cells (MDSC) and cancer
Franklin McGuire, MD Inflammation and Cancer of Lungs
Angela Murphy, PhD Exercise, diet and control of inflammation in cancer
Mitzi Nagarkatti, PhD Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy
Prakash Nagarkatti, PhD Immunotoxicity of dioxin and other endocrine disruptors.
Use of Resveratrol and Cannabinoids in cancer therapy.
Ann Ramsdell, PhD Role of laterality genes in cancer development, breast cancer
Swappan Ray, PhD The cellular and molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis of malignant
diseases such as glioblastoma, neuroblastoma, and Ewing's sarcoma and also
Juhua Zhou, PhD Molecular basis of cancer treatment using Complementary Alternative