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Devanand Sarkar, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.

  • Program Cancer Biology
  • Department
    Professor, Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine
  • Phone 804-827-2339
 
Leadership Roles
Associate Director for Training and Education, VCU Massey Cancer Center
Department affiliations
Professor, Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine
Education
MBBS, Dhaka Medical College, Bangladesh, 1994
PhD, Nagoya University, Japan, 2001
Disease focus of research

Hepatic

Research keywords

Animal models,Cancer cell biology,Cancer therapy,Immunotherapy,Inflammation,Lipid signaling,Metabolism,Obesity,Targeted therapies,Tumor microenvironment,Tumor suppressors

Research description
My research focuses on studying gene function in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) using mouse models and developing targeted gene and immune-based therapies based on the garnered knowledge.
Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)
Contact information

Email: devanand.sarkar@vcuhealth.org