Balveen Kaur, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Dept. of Neurological Surgery
Faculty

 

Current Research Description

To investigate changes in the tumor microenvironment associated with disease progression and in response to treatment to design better therapies. Currently active research areas include:

  • engineering more efficient "tumor-killing" vectors
  • finding and testing novel prodrug/gene therapy strategies
  • defining more selective oncolytic viruses
  • identifying biomarkers predictive of response to therapy.
  • defining the role of host defense response in vector delivery in tumors
Areas of Expertise
  • Neuro-Oncology
Education
  • PhD: Emory University

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