Allen Gao, MD, Ph.D.

Allen Gao

Position Title
Professor and Director

  • Urology


  • University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, PhD 1995
  • Sichuan Medical College, Chengdu, China, MD 1985

Department: Urology
Research Interests:

Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Molecular, Cellular and Biochemical Toxicology

Research Summary:

Research interests focus on understanding molecular mechanisms associated with progression of castration-resistant prostate cancer and metastasis to bone with the goal of identification of potential therapeutic targets for prostate cancer. Particular emphasis includes aberrant androgen receptor activation by cytokines, selenium chemoprevention and therapy, and targeting cell signaling pathways in prostate cancer.

Lab Rotation Availability: Yes
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