Department of Pathology

Debanjan Chakroborty, PhD

Assistant Professor

Debanjan Chakroborty, PhD




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Office Location:

164 Hamilton Hall

Mailing Address:

164 Hamilton Hall
1645 Neil Ave
Columbus, OH 43210


Dr. Chakroborty is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology, Wexner Medical Center ,The Ohio State University. Dr. Chakroborty received his Ph.D. from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India (2005). Before joining Ohio State University, he completed his post-doctoral training from Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. His main research focus is to examine the role that endogenous growth factors play in tumor growth, progression and promotion of cellular metastasis; to develop strategies that can be employed to reduce tumor growth and curb the metastatic dissemination of tumor cells. Other areas of research include peripheral vascular diseases, wound biology and healing with an emphasis on angiogenesis and tissue microenvironment.


Title: Dopamine as therapeutic agent in stomach cancer.

Role: Co-Investigator

Sponsor: NIH

Dates: 03/2013-02/2018

Title: The role of dopamine in the angiogenic processes of ischemic diseases

Role: Principal-Investigator

Sponsor: American Heart Association

Dates: 07/01/2010 – 06/30/2013

Academic and Medical Appointments

2008-present Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University

Education and Training

2006-2008 Research Fellow, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

2001-2005 PhD, Jadavpur University (Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute), India

1997-1999 MS, Zoology, Visva Bharati University, India

1994-1997 BS with Honors, Zoology, Visva Bharati University, India

Selected Publications

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