Dr. Devi’s research interests include functional genomics, anti-cancer drug discovery and development, mechanisms of cancer cell signaling, tumor immunity and applications thereof for overcoming therapeutic resistance in cancer.
The lab has established prostate, inflammatory breast cancer and ovarian cellular and tumor models.
Education and Training
- University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Ph.D. 1998
Selected Grants and Awards
- Duke Resident Physician-Scientist Program- NHLBI
- Developing a HER3 Vaccine to Prevent Resistance to Endocrine Therapy
- Translational Research in Surgical Oncology
- Neonatal Porcine Islet Xenografts for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes
- Characterization of Tumor Immunobiological Factors that Promote Lymphovascular Invasion and Dissemination in Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
- Duke University Program in Environmental Health
- Viral Oncology Training Grant
- Novel Immune Modulating Cellular Vaccine for Prostate Cancer Immunotherapy
- GLI1 Inhibition to Enhance Chemo- and Targeted-Therapies in Inflammatory Breast Cancer
- Resveratrol, Carbohydrate Restriction and Prostate Cancer Progression
- Role of XIAP in Therapeutic Resistance in Inflammatory Breast Cancer