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Manoj Pandey, PhD

Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences

About Me

Manoj Pandey, Ph.D., joined CMSRU in August of 2016 as Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences. Prior to his appointment, Dr. Pandey was Assistant Professor of Pharmacology at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA. Dr. Pandey earned his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR) and Lucknow University, India, afterward he accomplished his postdoctoral training at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. Dr. Pandey has authored more than 50 peer reviewed research articles, reviews, and book chapters in leading cancer biology and hematology oncology journals. He has been serving as Associate Editor in several reputed journals. He is a member of the American Association of Cancer Research and American Society of Hematology. He is a recipient of Brian D. Novis Research Award from International Myeloma Foundation, and Ramalinga Swami Fellowship from the Indian Government. The central theme of Dr. Pandey’s research is the studies and targeting of tumor microenvironment for cancer prevention and treatment. Specifically, the laboratory is actively engaged in: (a) understanding/targeting of key inflammatory mediators; (b) using functional genomic and proteomic technologies to better understand and target bone marrow microenvironment in the treatment of Multiple Myeloma; and (c) targeting myeloma stem cells and bone marrow stromal cells for control of bone loss. Dr. Pandey is actively engaged in many aspects of the CMSRU's educational, research and service missions. He teaches the molecular biology and biochemistry related sections of M1 Fundamentals course and facilitates an Active Learning Group.