Kailash Chadha, PhD

Associate Member
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Special Interests: 
Expression of type specific virion structural antigens in mammalian cells transformed by herpes simplex virus
Isolation and characterization of natural human interferons
Interferon inhibitory activity (IIA) in multiple sclerosis patients
Role of PSA in angiogenesis

Biography

Dr. Chadha graduated from University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada and completed his postdoctoral work as a fellow of National Research Council of Canada. He came to Roswell Park as Assistant Professor of Oncology in 1972 and later was promoted to Associate Professor of Oncology. He also holds a joint appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, the School of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo. His research interests are largely in the area of Interferons & Other Cytokines and role of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) in prostate cancer. Dr. Chadha has authored and co-authored more than 120 journal articles, several reviews and book chapters. He has also edited a book on Interferons and has four US Patents. He has also participated in several national and international meetings as an invited speaker.

Dr. Chadha has served as consultant with Hoffmann-La Roche in the area of Pegylated interferons. He has served on editorial board of several journals and has reviewed publication for several journals including Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research, Interferons, Virology, Neoplasia, Oncology, British J Cancer, Cancer Growth & Metastases etc. He has reviewed grants for American Cancer Society, NSF, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Biomedical Research Council etc. He has been major Thesis Advisor for several students for MS, and Ph.D. degrees. He has also served as Thesis advisor for MS and Ph.D. students both nationally and internationally. Dr. Chadha has actively participated in teaching several courses at Roswell Park including Interferons & Cytokines, Molecular Biology of Animal Viruses, Recent Advances in Biochemistry of Neoplasia, Histocompatibility and Immunobiology.

Background

Education and Training: 
BSc (Biology) University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India
MSc (Plant Pathology, Microbiology) I.A.R.I., New Delhi, India
PhD (Virology, Biochemistry) University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Professional Memberships: 
Member Editorial Board, J Cancer Science & Therapy
Member Editorial Board, The Open Prostate Cancer Journal