Sandeep Kumar, PhD

Title & Department

Assistant Professor

Department of Department of Surgery

College of Medicine

Research Program

Translational Oncology Program (TO)


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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