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Translational and Basic Research

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The translational and basic cancer biology research division within The Ohio State University’s Department of Radiation Oncology is directed by the Chair of Radiation Oncology, Dr. Arnab Chakravarti, and was created to investigate research in radiation and tumor biology that will lead to the development of clinical trials and advances in patient outcomes.



Overall Mission: To personalize care for cancer patients through advancements in our understanding of the molecular, genetic, and epigenetic mechanisms of response of tumors to conventional and molecularly-based targeted therapies.