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Tomasz Kordula, M.S., Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Cancer Cell Signaling

Department affiliations

Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine

Education

PhD, Jagiellonian University, Poland (1992)
MS, Jagiellonian University, Poland (1988)

Research description

We are studying the role of transcription factors, which are normally associated with astrocyte-specific and inflammatory gene expression, in development and progression of glioblastoma multiforme. We are using spontaneous mouse glioma model that utilizes oncogenic lentiviruses. Currently, we are examining the roles of YY1, RelB, and IRF1 play in glioma development and progression.

Disease focus of research

Brain & nervous system

Research keywords

Animal models,Bioinformatics,Cancer cell biology,Cell signaling,Inflammation,Signal transduction

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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Contact information

Email: tkordula@vcu.edu