Ken Batai, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Urology
Research Assistant Professor, Public Health



Batai, K., A. Harb- De la Rosa, J. Zeng, J. J. Chipollini, F. C. Gachupin, and B. R. Lee, "Racial/ethnic disparities in renal cell carcinoma: Increased risk of early-onset and variation in histologic subtypes.", Cancer Med, vol. 8, issue 15, pp. 6780-6788, 2019 Nov. PMCID: PMC6826053  PMID: 31509346
Batai, K., A. Harb- De la Rosa, A. Lwin, F. Chaus, F. C. Gachupin, E. Price, and B. R. Lee, "Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Renal Cell Carcinoma: An Analysis of Clinical Characteristics.", Clin Genitourin Cancer, vol. 17, issue 1, pp. e195-e202, 2019 Feb. PMCID: PMC6348034  PMID: 30459061


Batai, K., A. Bergersen, E. Price, K. Hynes, N. A. Ellis, and B. R. Lee, "Clinical and Molecular Characteristics and Burden of Kidney Cancer Among Hispanics and Native Americans: Steps Toward Precision Medicine.", Clin Genitourin Cancer, vol. 16, issue 3, pp. e535-e541, 2018 06.
Batai, K., E. Imler, J. Pangilinan, R. Bell, A. Lwin, E. Price, T. Milinic, A. Arora, N. A. Ellis, E. Bracamonte, et al., "Whole-transcriptome sequencing identified gene expression signatures associated with aggressive clear cell renal cell carcinoma.", Genes Cancer, vol. 9, issue 5-6, pp. 247-256, 2018 May. PMCID: PMC6305109  PMID: 30603059


Richards, Z., K. Batai, R. Farhat, E. Shah, A. Makowski, P. H. Gann, R. Kittles, and L. Nonn, "Prostatic compensation of the vitamin D axis in African American men.", JCI Insight, vol. 2, issue 2, pp. e91054, 2017 01 26. PMCID: PMC5256134  PMID: 28138564
Batai, K., A. B. Murphy, M. Ruden, J. Newsome, E. Shah, M. A. Dixon, E. T. Jacobs, C. M. P. Hollowell, C. Ahaghotu, and R. A. Kittles, "Race and BMI modify associations of calcium and vitamin D intake with prostate cancer.", BMC Cancer, vol. 17, issue 1, pp. 64, 2017 01 19. PMCID: PMC5248493  PMID: 28103838


Batai, K., and R. A. Kittles, "Can vitamin D supplementation reduce prostate cancer disparities?", Pharmacogenomics, vol. 17, issue 10, pp. 1117-1120, 2016 07. PMCID: PMC6562891  PMID: 27380910
Nelson, S. M., K. Batai, C. Ahaghotu, T. Agurs-Collins, and R. A. Kittles, "Association between Serum 25-Hydroxy-Vitamin D and Aggressive Prostate Cancer in African American Men.", Nutrients, vol. 9, issue 1, 2016 Dec 28. PMCID: PMC5295056 
Mahmoud, A. M., U. Al-Alem, F. Dabbous, M. M. Ali, K. Batai, E. Shah, and R. A. Kittles, "Zinc Intake and Risk of Prostate Cancer: Case-Control Study and Meta-Analysis.", PLoS One, vol. 11, issue 11, pp. e0165956, 2016. PMCID: PMC5100936