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Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer CenterVanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Punita  Dhawan

Punita Dhawan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology)

Contact Information:

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
D-2300 MCN
Nashville, TN 37232-2733
Fax: 615-322-6174

Research Specialty

Role of Tight junction proteins in Colon Cancer

Research Description

The focus of our research is to understand the role and molecular mechanisms of tight junction protein in colon cancer initiation, progression and recurrence. We use genetically engineered mice and colon cancer cells to study these processes.