Anirban Kundu, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Academic Professional Bio: 

Dr. Kundu is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology with a joint appointment in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine.

Dr. Kundu earned M.Tech and Ph.D. in biotechnology from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT-Kgp) India and his postdoc training from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He also served for a year in the Division of Bioengineering at the National University of Singapore to work on mathematical modeling of kidney transporters. He has been working in the field of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) pathobiology for the last seven years. In collaboration with the UArizona Department of Urology and Arizona Cancer Center, his independent research lab will work at the interphase of basic and translational cancer biology to answer critical questions regarding kidney cancer progression and novel therapeutic approaches. Dr. Kundu aims to collaborate with investigators from across the institution and the Cancer Center at UArizona to explore expanding research directions in other GU malignancies (e.g., prostate cancer) as well. Dr. Kundu is also committed to training undergraduate, graduate, medical students, residents, and postdoctoral fellows at the forefront of cancer molecular biology.