Jalees Rehman, MD

Department Head and Benjamin Goldberg Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago

Research Program

Translational Oncology Program (TO)

Phone: 312-996-5552

Email: [email protected]

Jalees Rehman, MD, co-lead of the Translational Oncology Research Program at the University of Illinois Cancer Center, is the Benjamin Goldberg Professor and Head of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. He is a cell biologist and physician scientist and directs a research group that studies metabolism of cancer cells, vascular cells, and stem cells as well as develops novel computational approaches to study cellular heterogeneity. He actively collaborates with members of the Cancer Center. His laboratory is currently funded by three multi-Principal Investigator (PI) National Institutes of Health (NIH) R01 grants to study inflammation and tissue regeneration as well as a multi-PI R33 to develop novel tools for studying oncogenic signaling, and an R01 to study iPSC-derived cardiovascular cells. He is also the PI of a project that is part of an NIH Program Project Grant to study macrophage biology. He joined the University of Illinois Chicago in 2011.


MD, Technische University

Disease Focus

Pancreatic Cancer; Liver Cancer; Lung Cancer

Research Keywords

Tumor Microenvironment; Genomics; Immunotherapy; Survivorship; Obesity

Published Research

PubMed Search

Other Link(s)

Department Webpage

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