Researchers in the Division of Cancer Research are on the vanguard of cancer biology, investigating:

Our collaborative approach harnesses expertise in cutting edge sciences to bring us closer to finding a cure for cancers that cause human mortality — like the metastatic forms of breast and prostate cancer — and the rapidly progressing types of pancreatic, lung, ovarian and head and neck cancers.

 

Cancer Division Faculty

    Dr. Deborah A. Altomare
  • Title: Associate Professor & Director of Transgenic Facility
  • Office: BBS 342
  • Phone: 407-266-7040
  • Investigating Akt signaling and immune cell therapy in xenograft models of ovarian and pancreatic cancer
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    Dr. Claudia Andl
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office: BMS 223A
  • Phone: 407.823.1147
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    Dr. Karl X. Chai
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office: BMS 323
  • Phone: 407.823.6122
  • Investigating ErbB receptor tyrosine kinases in cancer and modulation by membrane-bound serine proteases
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    Dr. Ratna Chakrabarti
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office: Biomedical Research Annex (BRA) 140
  • Phone: 407.882.2258
  • Discovering how non-coding RNAs mediate androgen receptor function and drug resistance in prostate cancer
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    Dr. Li-Mei Chen
  • Title: Research Associate Professor & BMS Core Manager
  • Office: BMS 324
  • Phone: 407.823.3585
  • Membrane-bound serine proteases and their inhibitors in tumor inflammation and progression
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    Dr. Alicja Copik
  • Title: Research Assistant Professor and Core Scientist
  • Office: BBS 354
  • Phone: 407.266.7132
  • Nanoparticle-based stimulation of NK cells and active directing of innate immunity for cancer immunotherapy
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    Dr. Annette Khaled
  • Title: Professor & Cancer Division Head
  • Office: BBS 355
  • Phone: 407.266.7035
  • Developing personalized treatments, harnessing nanomedicine and immunotherapy for metastatic cancers
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    Dr. Jihe Zhao
  • Title: PhD Program Coordinator & Associate Professor
  • Office: BBS 303 (Lab) / BBS 316 (Office)
  • Phone: 407.266.7099
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Cancer Affiliated Faculty

Priya Vishnubhotla, M.D.
Chief of Oncology, Orlando VAMC