Khuloud Jaqaman, Ph.D.
Khuloud Jaqaman, Ph.D.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biophysics

  • Assistant Professor, Lyda Hill Department of Bioinformatics

  • Deborah and W. A. “Tex” Moncrief, Jr. Endowed Scholar in Medical Research

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Grant Information

Grant ID: R1216
Grant Mechanism: 
Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
Recruited From: 
Harvard Medical School
Date Awarded: 
August 02, 2012
Grant Amount: 

A crucial part of tumor formation in cancer is the ability of cancer cells to form new blood vessels to supply their increasing needs. Healing from a wound also requires growing new blood vessels, so this is another part of normal cell biology that goes awry in cancer.

Now a researcher at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is trying to understand this process, called angiogenesis, in an effort to interfere with cancer-associated blood vessels. This could have multiple effects on a tumor, from inhibiting its growth to making drug delivery more efficient.


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