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Fox Cancer Research Building 140K
Michael N. VanSaun, Ph.D.

Michael N. VanSaun, Ph.D.

  • Research Assistant Professor
Department:
  • Surgery
Research InterestPage 1
The overall goal of Dr. VanSaun research is to identify novel therapeutics to prevent and/or reduce the mortality from pancreatic cancer. His lab is focused on understanding obesity as a risk factor and the effect of adipokines on cancer progression. Dr. VanSaun has generated genetically engineered mouse (GEM) models and established a bank of pancreatic patient-derived xenograft models to study disease progression as well as to test targeted therapeutics in translationally applicable models.