Usha N Kasid

Title

Professor

Department

Radiation Medicine
General profile

Phone

+1 202-687-2226

Location

Research Building

Bio

Usha N. Kasid, PhD, is a Professor of Radiation Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology; Molecular Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. She received her Ph.D. from Punjab University in India, and her post-doctoral training as a Fogarty Fellow in the Laboratory of Biochemistry at the National Cancer Institute, NIH. Dr. Kasid’s research interests in the areas of cancer biology and developmental therapeutics include: Raf-1/Erk signaling; integrins; tumor growth and metastasis; mitochondrial pathway of cell death; ER stress response; radiation resistance and chemoresistance; systemic delivery of antisense and siRNA containing liposomal nanoparticles; breast, prostate and pancreatic cancers.