Welcome Sunila Pradeep, PhD, Research Faculty

September 7, 2017  |  Department News, MCW News

Dr. Sunila Pradeep has joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in August 2017 as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Pradeep completed her Ph.D. from India where she focused on developing novel immunomodulatory and anti-angiogenic agents in cancer models. She then joined Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel for her postdoctoral research where she continued research on discovering novel anti-angiogenic compounds.

Dr. Pradeep’s research interest is centered on identifying the immune populations in ovarian cancer. She will explore the contribution of microenvironmental factors in early ovarian cancer metastasis.

Dr. Pradeep has received numerous awards including the New York Ovarian Cancer Synergy grant from the Foundation for Women’s Cancer Research, AACR Marsha Rivkin Scholar-In-Training Award, and a Trainee Research Award from MD Anderson. Dr. Pradeep’s research interest is centered on identifying the immune population that facilitate the early omental metastasis in ovarian cancer. She has extensive experience in live mice surgeries to understand the early events during ovarian cancer metastasis. Her work was also recognized by Liz Tilberis, Early Career Development Award, OCRFA.

Please join us in welcoming her.