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Sarkar chandrani

Chandrani Sarkar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of PathologyMember, Cancer Biology Program, Mitchell Cancer InstituteSpecialty: Cancer CareEmail Researcher


  • Graduate (Zoology): Visva Bharati University | Shantiniketan, West Bengal, India
  • Graduate (Applied Clinical and Preclinical Research): The Ohio State University | Columbus, OH
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Cancer Biology): Jadavpur University | Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellowship: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic | Rochester, MN

Research Interests

  • Gastrointestinal (stomach and colon) cancer research with an emphasis on tumor microenvironment
  • Understanding the roles played by neurotransmitters and neuropeptides during metastatic cancer progression; particular interest in the interactions between neurohormones/neuropeptides and the different stromal and immune effector cells in the tumor microenvironment, which help to promote cancer progression

Research Location

USA Health has a comprehensive biomedical research program that spans a wide range of clinical, basic and translational research.​ At the Mitchell Cancer Institute, our physicians and scientific investigators are searching for breakthrough discoveries to improve the lives of cancer patients.

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