Devanand Sarkar, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Associate director for education and training, VCU Massey Cancer Center
Harrison Foundation Distinguished Professorship in Cancer Research
Research program member: Cancer Molecular Genetics
1220 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23298
Professor, Human and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine
PhD, Nagoya University, Japan (2001)
MBBS, Dhaka Medical College, India (1994)
My research focuses on analysis of functions of oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes in hepatocellular carcinoma and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis using mouse models. I also explore the development and validation of novel therapeutic strategies for these diseases.
Animal models,Cancer cell biology,Metabolism,Obesity,Translational science,Tumor microenvironment
Awards and honors
Blick Scholar Award, 2010, Virginia Commonwealth University
Milstein Young Investigator Award, 2005, Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research
Quest Diagnostics Young Investigator Award, 2000, The Endocrine Society