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Alumna Dr. Shivani Ruparel Receives Grant to Curb Pain For Oral Cancer Patient

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Author: Kay Eskew | Category: GSBS Alumni | Cell Biology, Genetics & Molecular Medicine (CGM) | Cell Biology, Genetics and Molecular Medicine | August 25, 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Shivani Ruparel, (mentor, Dr. Bob Marciniak), an alumna of the Cellular and Structural Biology graduate program who has just received a 2015 American Cancer Society (ACS) Grant Award, a competitive, peer-reviewed 2-year grant!

Dr. Ruparel is currently an assistant professor/research in the Department of Endodontics, at the UT Health Science Center Dental School. 

She is investigating the mechanisms mediating pain induced by oral cancer and various treament options. Her ACS grant is titled “CYP450 enzyme inhibitors as novel palliative care analgesics in oral cancer.” 

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