Anna E Lokshin
Professor and Chairman
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Lokshin is an Associate Professor of Medicine with joint appointments as Associate Professor of Pathology and Ob/Gyn Reproductive Sciences. Dr. Lokshin is also a Director of Luminex Core Facility of UPCI. Dr. Lokshins research is focused on identification of cancer biomarkers for screening, diagnosis, prognosis, and disease monitoring of solid tumor cancers including ovarian, endometrial, breast, lung, pancreatic, HCC, and others. Dr. Lokshin is utilizing multiplexing approach that enables analysis of over hundred of candidate proteins in small blood sample. This approach allows for identification of proteins whose associations with particular cancers have not been previously reported, such as prolactin, eotaxin 1, RANTES, and others. Dr. Lokshinss laboratory investigates the roles and mechanisms of activity of these proteins in several cancers. Dr. Lokshins laboratory also studies cancer stem cells, cancer stem cells biomarkers, and mechanisms of cancer stem cells drug resistance.
Dr. Lokshin Research Interests include Cancer early detection, Cancer therapy monitoring, Serum biomarkers, Stem cells, Cytokine networks and stress response.