Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Hidayatullah Munshi, MD

Professor, Medicine, Hematology Oncology Division; Feinberg School of Medicine

Hidayatullah Munshi, MD

Research Program


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Cancer-Focused Research

we have begun studies evaluating how the collagen microenvironment regulates mRNA translation to mediate pancreatic cancer progression. We have found that pharmacologic and genetic targeting of MNKs, which regulate mRNA translation, can block pancreatic cancer development and progression. We are working to translate these results with BET and MNK inhibitors into clinical trials for patients with pancreatic cancer.

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