Swapna Asuthkar, PhD

Assistant Professor

College of Medicine at Peoria

Cancer Biology and Pharmacology

Translational Oncology Program

Associate Member

Phone: 309-680-8620

Email: asuthkar@uic.edu

Dr. Swapna Asuthkar holds a comprehensive and diverse background in cancer biology, epigenetics, molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, biophysics, and immunology. Her experiences in those fields have contributed to her desire in becoming an independent research investigator. She focuses her research on brain tumors (Medulloblastoma and Glioblastoma).Dr. Asuthkar is working on targeting immune checkpoints in the tumor microenvrionment and the epigenetic histone modifiers in medulloblastoma tumor growth and progression.

Education & Training

PhD

Clinical Research Involvement

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