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Sanjay Srivastava

Sanjay Srivastava, PhD

  • Professor
Office Phone: 806-414-9211
Mail Address: 1406 S Coulter St
Amarillo TX 79106-1786


Dr. Sanjay K. Srivastava is a Professor of Biomedical Sciences specializing in Cancer Biology, Chemoprevention and Therapeutics. Prior to his arrival at TTUHSC, Dr. Srivastava served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine from 2000-2007 and was a full member of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. He did his post-doc from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas from 1992-1995. Dr. Srivastava’s research is focused on melanoma, pancreatic, ovarian and breast cancer and is funded by grants from the National Cancer Institute, NIH. He has authored more than 100 research papers and is the Editor of three books. Dr. Srivastava is in the editorial board of several journals and is the member of societies including American Association for Cancer Research, Society of Toxicology and AAPS. He also serves in the grant review panels of National Institute of Health (NIH), Department of Defense and Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. His research work has been featured by news agencies including BBC, MSNBC, CBS, ABC, Science News etc.

Research Interests

Cancer, chemoprevention, cell signaling, experimental therapeutics, metastasis, natural products, molecular pharmaology, redox signaling, carcinogenesis

Selected Publications:

  • Srivastava SK, Boreddy S. Deguelin suppresses pancreatic tumor metastasis by inhibiting epithelial to mesenchymal transition in an orthotopic model. Oncogene. 2013;32:3980-3991.
  • Srivastava SK. Role of Capsaicin in Oxidative Stress and Cancer. Springer Life Sciences Publisher. 2013.
  • Srivastava SK, Pramanik KC. ASK1-Trx complex dissociation by capsaicin causes pancreatic tumor growth suppression by inducing apoptosis. Antioxid. Redox Signal. 2012;17:1417-1432.
  • Srivastava SK, Kandala PK. Diindolylmethane-mediated Gli1 suppression induces anoikis in ovarian cancer cells in vitro and blocks tumor formation in vivo. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2012;287(34):28745-28754.
  • Srivastava SK. Pancreatic Cancer: Clinical Management. InTech Publishers. 2012.