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 Ravneet  Chhabra

Ravneet Chhabra

Ravneet Chhabra

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Advisor : Meera Nanjundan

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Ph.D.

Clear cell renal cancer (RCC) originates in the lining of small tubules in the kidney. Although there exist effective treatment regimens, mortality remains high when the disease metastasizes. RCC is a metabolic disease and is characterized by the presence of lipid droplets. However, the mechanisms underlying the lipid dysregulation in RCC remains unclear. My project will focus on elucidating the pathways (specifically the contribution of non-coding RNAs) that could lead to this metabolic abnormality.