Pawan Kumar PhD

Pawan Kumar PhD
Asst ProfessorCollege of
464 Tzagournis Med Res Facility 420 W 12th Avenue Columbus Ohio 43212
  • Translational Therapeutics

Research Description

Dr. Kumar's research focuses on exploring the microbial etiology of oral cancer, with special emphasis on high risk cohorts, for example, smokers. Dr. Kumar's lab uses metagenomic and metatranscritptomic approaches to examine host-microbial interactions.

Current Publications

  • Kumar B, Yadav A, Hideg K, Kuppusamy P, Teknos TN, Kumar PA novel curcumin analog (H-4073) enhances the therapeutic efficacy of cisplatin treatment in head and neck cancer.PLoS One 9 e93208 1/1/2014
  • Bradford CR, Kumar B, Bellile E, Lee J, Taylor J, D'Silva N, Cordell K, Kleer C, Kupfer R, Kumar P, Urba S, Worden F, Eisbruch A, Wolf GT, Teknos TN, Prince ME, Chepeha DB, Hogikyan ND, Moyer JS, Carey TEBiomarkers in advanced larynx cancer.Laryngoscope 124 179-87 1/1/2014
  • Kaka AS, Kumar B, Kumar P, Wakely PE Jr, Kirsch CM, Old MO, Ozer E, Agrawal A, Carrau RE, Schuller DE, Siddiqui F, Teknos TNHighly aggressive human papillomavirus-related oropharyngeal cancer: clinical, radiologic, and pathologic characteristics.Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 116 327-35 9/1/2013
  • Straughen JK, Misra DP, Kumar P, Misra VKThe influence of overweight and obesity on maternal soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase 1 and its relationship with leptin during pregnancy.Reprod Sci 20 269-75 3/1/2013

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