Balveen Kaur, Ph.D.

Balveen Kaur, Ph.D.

Balveen Kaur, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Dept. of Neurological Surgery

614) 292-3984

385D Wiseman Hall
400 W. 12th Avene
Columbus, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Neuro-Oncology


  • PhD: Emory University


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

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