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Santiago Lima, Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Cancer Cell Signaling

Department affiliations

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, College of Humanities and Sciences


PhD, The University of Georgia (2008)

Research description

My lab focuses on understanding the role that sphingolipid alterations play in carcinogenesis and the development of multi-drug chemoresistance.

Disease focus of research

Ovarian, Colorectal, Respiratory/lung

Research keywords

Cancer cell biology,Cancer disparities,Cancer therapy resistance,Cell signaling,Lipid signaling,Metabolism

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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