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Faculty

Shrikant Anant portrait
Professor, Cancer Biology

Ryan Barnes
Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology

Stefan Bossmann portrait
Department Chair

Obdulia Covarrubias portrait
Research Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology

Prasad Dandawate portrait
Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology

Jennifer Davis portrait
Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology

Divya Kamath portrait
Research Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology

Joan Lewis-Wambi portrait
Associate Professor, Cancer Biology

Kalyani Pyaram
Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology

Michaella Rekowski portrait
Research Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology

Michael Vansaun portrait
Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology

Michael Washburn portrait
Professor, Cancer Biology

Scott Weir portrait
Professor, Pharmacology, Toxicology & Therapeutics

Danny Welch portrait
Professor, Cancer Biology

Ben Woolbright portrait
Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology

Cancer Biology Joint Appointment Faculty

Akhavan
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

Fariba Behbod portrait
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Nikki Cheng portrait
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Professor, Molecular Biosciences

Bret Freudenthal portrait
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Gregory Gan portrait
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

Andrew Godwin
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Christy Hagan portrait
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Roy Jensen
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Warren Nothnick portrait
Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology

Subhrajit Saha portrait
Professor, Radiation Oncology

Shane Stecklein portrait
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

Weijing Sun portrait
Professor, Medical Oncology

John Taylor portrait
Professor, Urologic Surgery

Sufi Thomas portrait
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Shahid Umar portrait
Professor, Surgery

Jun Zhang portrait
Associate Professor, Medical Oncology

Volunteer Cancer Biology Faculty

  • Tom Curran, Ph.D., FRS
    Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer of the Children's Research Institute,Children's Mercy, Kansas City
  • Inamul Haque, Ph.D.
    Research Scientist, Kansas City VA Medical Center
  • Tomoo Iwakuma, M.D., Ph.D.
    Director, Translational Laboratory Oncology Research Program at the Children's Mercy Research Institute
  • Sonny T. M. Lee, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Biology, Kansas State University
  • Thomas Mueller, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Biology, Montclair State University
  • Alejandro Parrales, Ph.D.
    Research Scientist, Children’s Mercy, Kansas CityResearch Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
  • Tomi Pastinen, Ph.D.
    Director, Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine (CPGM), Children's Mercy, Kansas City
  • Atul Ranjan, Ph.D.
    Research Scientist, Children’s Mercy, Kansas City Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
  • Malgorzata A. Witek, Ph.D.
    Associate Research Professor,Department of Chemistry,The University of Kansas
  • Vivekanand Yadav, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Children’s Mercy Research Institute

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Cancer Biology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop1071
Kansas City, KS  66160
cancerbiology@kumc.edu