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Vivek M. Rangnekar, PhD

Cancer Center Member

Associate Director of Transdisciplinary Collaboration
Co-Leader, Translational Oncology Program

vivek rangnekar

Research Programs:
Translational Oncology

Colleges & Departments:
College of Medicine, Department of Radiation Medicine

Faculty Rank:

Research Focus

Cancer cell and molecular biology, cell signaling and apoptosis in prostate and lung cancer.

To learn more, visit Dr. Rangnekar's faculty homepage.

Contact Information

309 Combs Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40536
United States



  1. Par-4 in prostate cancer in Prostate Cancer: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Genetics (Springer Science) Editor Don Tindall (Mayo Clinic). Shukla N, Hebbar N and Rangnekar VM. Invited book Chapter (in press), 2012.
  2. Pivotal role of the leucine zipper domain protein Par-4 in neuronal cell apoptosis: in Recent Research Developments in Neurochemistry (Research Signpost, Trivandrum). Rangnekar VM and Mattson MP. Volume 3, 125-134, 2000.
  3. Apoptosis by Par-4 protein. Programmed Cell Death: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms. (Elsevier Science, Inc., NY). Editors: M. P. Mattson, S. Estus, and V. M. Rangnekar. Rangnekar VM. Volume 1, 215-236, 2001.


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