Sandeep Kumar, PhD

Title & Department

Assistant Professor

Department of Surgery

College of Medicine

Research Program

Translational Oncology Program (TO)

Email: ksandeep@uic.edu

Sandeep Kumar’s primary research focuses on exploring the regulatory roles of MAPK upstream kinases in the anti-tumor function of peripheral and tumor-infiltrating T cells and apoptosis resistance in tumors. His research objectives are to develop rationalized therapeutic strategies to boost anti-tumor immunity and overcome drug resistance in breast and pancreatic malignancies.

Disease Focus

Breast; Pancreatic

Research Keywords

Onco-immunology; Cancer Immunotherapy; Mapks; T Cells; Breast Cancer; Pancreatic Cancer; Nanomedicine; Graft Vs Host Disease
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