Sophia Ran, PhD
Southern Illinois University, Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology, USA
Sophia Ran is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology at SIU School of Medicine and a member of the SIU Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI). Dr. Ran is a member of the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR). She is a coordinator of monthly research seminars in SCI, serves on the organizing committee for the bi-annual SCI Research Symposium as well as on various committees of the School of Medicine.
Breast cancer, Head & Neck cancer, Tumor Physiology, Tumor Angiogenesis, Hematogenous Metastasis, Tumor Lymphangiogenesis, Lymphatic Metastasis, Inflammation and Cancer, Inflammatory Lymphangiogenesis, Tumor Models in vivo, Chemotherapy & Chemoresistance, Regulation of Transcription, VEGF and Angiopoietins, VEGFR-1, VEGFR-2, VEGFR-3, Tie-1 and Tie-2 Receptors.