Biomedical Sciences - El Paso Administration
Rajkumar Lakshmanaswamy, Ph.D., Associate Dean
Lakshmanaswamy is associate dean for the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and associate professor of Biomedical Sciences at the TTUHSC Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He is also the basic science research director of the Center of Excellence in Cancer Research.
Lakshmanaswamy received his doctoral degree in 1999 from the University of Madras, Chennai, India. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Cancer Research Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley, Calif., from 1997 to 2000. From 2000 to 2002, he held the position of specialist in the Department of Molecular Cell Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, Calif. Later, from 2002-2004, he held the position of research endocrinologist at the same institution. He joined TTUHSC in 2004 as an assistant professor. He has been at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine as the basic science research director since 2009. Lakshmanaswamy's contributions to cancer research are reflected as author or coauthor of several scientific publications in journals and book chapters. His interest in breast cancer research has earned him research funding from different agencies. One of his major research interests is addressing the most prevalent cancers affecting the local Hispanic population.
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