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Raju Raval, MD, DPhil




Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology







  • 2013: Young Invesitgator Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)


  • ASTRO ANNUAL MEETING, Atlanta, GA (2013): Oral Presentation (9/25/13) Systemic Delivery of Synthesized Aptamer-siRNA Chimeras Results in Prostate-Targeted Radiosensitization. Raju R. Raval, Xiaohua Ni, Yonggang Zhang, Haoming Zhou, Alan K. Meeker, Shawn E. Lupold, and Theodore L. DeWeese. (Department of
    Radiation Oncology, Johns Hopkins Hospital)
  • ASTRO ANNUAL MEETING, Boston, MA (2012) Gabapentin Therapy for Prevention and Management of the Pain Syndrome in Oropharyngeal Carcinoma Patients Treated with Radiation: A Retrospective Study of the
    Johns Hopkins Experience. Raju R. Raval, Marian L. Richardson, Wuyang Yang, Rachit. Kumar, Nicole A. Mills, Lisa M. Katulis, Heather M. Starmer, and Harry Quon. (Department of Radiation Oncology, Johns Hopkins Hospital)
  • ASTRO ANNUAL MEETING, Miami, FL (2011) Evaluating the Role of Interdigitated Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Radiation in the Management of High Grade Soft Tissue Sarcoma. Raju R. Raval, Deborah Frassica,
    Katherine DeLorenzo, Christian Meyer, David Ettinger, Frank Frassica, Kristin Weber, and Stephanie Terezakis. (Department of Radiation Oncology, Johns Hopkins Hospital)
  • AACR ANNUAL MEETING, Washington, DC (2003) Effect of Ascorbate on the Activity of Hypoxia-inducible Factor in Cancer Cells. Raju R. Raval, Helen J. Knowles, Adrian L. Harris, and Peter J. Ratcliffe. (University of Oxford)


  • EFFECT OF ASCORBATE ON THE ACTIVITY OF HYPOXIA-INDUCIBLE FACTOR IN CANCER CELLS. Helen J. Knowles, Raju R. Raval, Adrian L. Harris, and Peter J. Ratcliffe.Cancer Research 63, 1764-1768, April 15, 2003
  • PREDOMINANT ROLE OF HYPOXIA-INDUCIBLE TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR (HIF)-1α VERSUS HIF-2α IN REGULATION OF THE TRANSCRIPTIONAL RESPONSE TO HYPOXIA. Heidi M. Sowter, Raju R. Raval, John W. Moore, Peter J.Ratcliffe, and Adrian L.Harris. Cancer Research 63, 6130-6134, October 1, 2003.
  • DIFFERENTIAL FUNCTION OF THE PROLYL HYDROXYLASES PHD1, PHD2, AND PHD3 IN THE REGULATION OF HYPOXIA-INDUCIBLE FACTOR. Rebecca J.Appelhoff, Ya-Min Tian, Raju R. Raval, Helen Turley, Adrian L. Harris, Christopher W. Pugh, Peter J. Ratcliffe, and Jonathan M. Gleadle. Journal of Biological Chemistry 279, 38258-38265, September 10, 2004
  • IDENTIFICATION OF NOVEL VHL TARGET GENES AND RELATIONSHIP TO HYPOXIC RESONSE PATHWAYS. Esther N. Maina, Mark R. Morris, Malgorzata Zatyka, Raju R. Raval, Rosemonde E. Banks, Frances M. Richards, Claire M. Johnson, and Eamonn R. Maher. Oncogene 24, 4549-4558, April 11, 2005.
  • CONTRASTING PROPERTIES OF HYPOXIA-INDUCIBLE FACTOR 1 (HIF-1) AND HIF-2 IN VON HIPPEL-LINDAU-ASSOCIATED RENAL CELL CARCINOMA. Raju R. Raval, KahWeng Lau, Maxine G. B. Tran, Heidi M. Sowter, Stefano J. Mandriota, Ji-Liang Li, Christopher W. Pugh, Patrick H. Maxwell, Adrian L. Harris, and Peter J. Ratcliffe.Molecular and Cellular Biology 25, 5675-5686, July 2005
  • REGULATION OF E-CADHERIN EXPRESSION BY VHL AND HYPOXIA-INDUCIBLE FACTOR. Miguel A. Esteban, Maxine G.B. Tran, Sarah K. Harten, Peter Hill, Maria C. Castellanos, Ashish Chandra, Raju R. Raval, Tim S. O’Brien, and Patrick H. Maxwell. Cancer Research 66, 33567-3575, April 1, 2006.
  • IDENTIFICATION OF NOVEL VHL TARGETS THAT ARE ASSOCIATED WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF RENAL CELL CARCINOMA. Mahera Abdulrahman, Esther N. Maina, Mark R. Morris, Malgorzata Zatyka, Raju R. Raval, Rosemonde, E. Banks, Michael s. Wiesener, Frances M. Richards, Claire M. Johnson, Farida Latif, and Eamonn R. Maher. Oncogene 26, 1661-1672, September 25, 2006.
  • TARGET GENE SELECTIVITY OF HYPOXIA-INDUCIBLE FACTOR-α IN RENAL CANCER CELLS IS CONVEYED BY POST-DNA-BINDING MECHANISMS. KahWeng Lau, Ya-Min Tian, Raju R. Raval, Peter J. Ratcliffe, and Christopher W. Pugh. British Journal of Cancer 96, 1284-1292, March 27, 2007.
  • EFFECTS OF HIF-1α AND HIF-2α ON GROWTH AND METABOLISM OF CLEAR-CELL RENAL CELL CARCINOMA 786-0 XENOGRAFTS. Swethajit Biswas, Helen Troy, Russell Leek, Yuen-Li Chung, Ji-liang Li, Raju R. Raval, Helen Turley, Kevin Gatter, Francesco Pezzella, John R. Griffiths, Marion Stubbs, and Adrian L. Harris. Journal of Oncology 2010, 757908, June 27, 2010.