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Santanu Dasgupta

Santanu Dasgupta, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of PathologyHead, Mitochondria Research Laboratory; Member, Cancer Biology ProgramSpecialty: Cancer CareEmail Researcher


  • Graduate: University of Calcutta | West Bengal, India
  • Doctorate (Cancer Biology): Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute | West Bengal, India
  • Fellowship: Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine | Baltimore, MD

Research Interests

  • Basic and translational cancer research to develop early detection and monitoring biomarkers for racial health disparities
  • Genome and epigenome characterization of cervical, ovarian, head and neck, pancreatic, breast and prostate cancer health disparities
  • Understanding the role of mitochondrial genetic alterations and metabolic reprogramming in cancer health disparities
  • Development of mitochondria and circulating extracellular-vesicles-based biomarkers for early cancer detection, monitoring, risk assessment and therapeutic guidance


  • English


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