Chief of the Division of General Surgery & Lab Director
Dr. Kebebew is an internationally recognized expert in Endocrine Oncology and Surgery. He has performed more than three thousand operations on the adrenal, parathyroid and thyroid glands, and for neuroendocrine tumors of the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas.
Dr. Kebebew has published over 400 articles, chapters and textbooks, and serves on the editorial board and as a reviewer for 54 biomedical journals. He has received awards from the American Cancer Society, American Association for Cancer Research, American Thyroid Association, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, and International Association of Endocrine Surgeons.
Chandrayee Ghosh, PhD
As a postdoctoral scholar in Dr. Kebebew’s Laboratory, the prime focus of Dr. Chandrayee Ghosh's research is to develop novel identification methods as well as therapeutic strategies for rare endocrine cancers. Previously, she was appointed as a postdoctoral scholar in the University of Kansas Medical Center where she studied pancreatic cancer (PDAC) and key signaling pathways in PDAC progression using various genetic and epigenetic approaches. She received her PhD from University of Calcutta, India for her work on characterizing innate immune response in both chronic and acute inflammatory models of infectious disease.
Monica Tyagi, PhD
Dr. Monica Tyagi is identifying novel mutations and their functional significance in neuroendocrine tumors.
She received her PhD in life sciences from ACTREC in Mumbai, India; her thesis focused on identification and transcriptional regulation of histone variant genes and their implication in progression of hepatocellular carcinoma. In 2016, she joined the University of Victoria in Canada as a postdoctoral scholar where she worked on deciphering the epigenetic alterations in different staged prostate cancer.
Viswanath Gunda, PhD
(Bio coming soon)