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Raj K. Batra, M.D.
Raj K. Batra, M.D.

Affiliation(s):

Associate Professor in Residence, Department of Medicine
Member, JCCC Signal Transduction and Therapeutics Program Area

Contact Information:

Phone:
(310) 268-3418
Email:

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Raj Batra has an interest in testing gene delivery vectors and modified host-immune cells for the treatment of lung cancer. His laboratory's projects range from bench research to translational-Phase 1 clinical trials.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Batra RK, Warburton D. On the derivation and clinical implications of "driver" mutations in lung cancer. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Jul 1;182(1):4-5. Epub 2010 May 12.

Veena MS, Qin M, Andersson A, Sharma S, Batra RK. CAR mediates efficient tumor engraftment of mesenchymal type lung cancer cells. Lab Invest. 2009 Aug;89(8):875-86. Epub 2009 Jun 8.

Basak SK, Veena MS, Oh S, Huang G, Srivatsan E, Huang M, Sharma S, Batra RK. The malignant pleural effusion as a model to investigate intratumoral heterogeneity in lung cancer. PLoS One. 2009 Jun 12;4(6):e5884.

Limsukon A, Susanto I, Hoo GW, Dubinett SM, Batra RK. Regression of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis with celecoxib and erlotinib combination therapy. Chest. 2009 Sep;136(3):924-6.

Baratelli F, Takedatsu H, Hazra S, Peebles K, Luo J, Kurimoto PS, Zeng G, Batra RK, Sharma S, Dubinett SM, Lee JM. Pre-clinical characterization of GMP grade CCL21-gene modified dendritic cells for application in a phase I trial in non-small cell lung cancer. J Transl Med. 2008 Jul 22;6:38.