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TomarGhansah

Tomar Ghansah, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE
  • I am an active member of the Immunology Program at the Moffitt Cancer Center. I received my post-doctoral training in Transplant Immunology from Moffitt. Currently, my research focuses on Tumor Immunology/Pancreatic Cancer. Pancreatic cancer is one the top five cancers in the U.S. and is considered the most aggressive of all human cancers. Current cancer therapies are ineffective due to the expansion of regulatory immune cells such as MDSC and Tregs in pancreatic cancer patients. More specifically my research focuses on how immune regulatory cells respond to pancreatic cancer using pre-clinical pancreatic cancer animal models from USF and Moffitt in addition to clinical samples from pancreatic cancer patients from Moffitt. The overall goal of my research is to develop novel therapeutic strategies that may be translated and effective for the eradication of pancreatic cancer in humans.
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JaredTur

Jared Tur

Graduate Research Assistant, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE
  • The Tipparaju lab focuses on voltage-gated potassium channel subunits (Kvβ1 and 2) within the heart. Currently we are investigating the molecular and physiological roles of Kvβ1.1 and Kvβ2 subunits within the heart. We utilize both en vivo, including a genetically deleted mouse model and en vitro models to study the overall molecular and physiological roles.
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