Ahmad R. Safa,

Ahmad R. Safa,
Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Indiana University Cancer Research Institute, Indianapolis


Professor Safa received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Esfahan, Iran, in 1973. He received his M.S. in General Biology in 1976, a M.S. in Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology (MCDB) in 1977, and a Ph. D. in MCDB in 1980 from Iowa State University. He joined the University of Louisville as a Postdoctoral Fellow from 1980-1983, and subsequently was a Visiting Fellow and a guest researcher at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) from 1983-1987

Research Interest

multi-targeted therapy of pancreatic tumors, brain cancer, and breast cancer through modulation of the death receptor signaling pathway in cancer cells