Department of Pathology

Chandrani Sarkar, PhD

Assistant Professor

Chandrani Sarkar, PhD




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Office Location:

164 Hamilton Hall

Mailing Address:

164 Hamilton Hall
1645 Neil Ave
Columbus, OH 43210


Chandrani Sarkar, PhD, is a Research Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. She received her Ph.D. degree from Jadavpur University, India. Prior to joining The Ohio State University, Dr. Sarkar was a postdoctoral Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Her research primarily focuses on the investigation of the role of endogenous neuromediators in modulating the microenvironment during metastatic cancer progression.


Title: Development of a novel antiangiogenic drug for colon cancer by targeting neuropeptide Y receptors

Role: Principal-Investigator

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

Dates: 04/01/2018

Title: Role of Dopamine in the Regulation of Endothelial Cell Functions in Diabetes

Role: Co-Investigator

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

Dates: 9/2012 – 8/2017

Academic and Medical Appointments

2008-Present Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Education and Training

2007-2008 Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

2001-2006 Ph.D., Jadavpur University, India

1997-1999 M.S., Visva Bharati University, India (Zoology)

1994-1997 B.S. with Honors ( Zoology), Bethune College, Calcutta University, India

Selected Publications

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