Education: Ph.D in Pharmacology and Toxicology from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Research interests: 


  • Biochemical and molecular effects of cytotxic drugs and radiation in tumor cells

  • Modes of cell death and their signaling processes

  • Sensitization to apoptotic and autophagic cell death

  • Development of therapeutic strategies to improve patients compliance to cytotoxic drugs via prevention of peripheral neuropathy and other serious side effects