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Shushan Rana, MD



Dr. Shushan Rana sets a priority in patient care through multidisciplinary collaboration within the clinic and beyond in basic, translational, and clinical research. Dr. Rana previously practiced at UWMC, SCCA Proton Therapy Center and the Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Education and Training

College: Austin College, Sherman, TX 2009

Medical Education: University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, TX 2013

Residency: Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 2018

Published Works

DuRoss AN, Neufeld MJ, Rana S, Thomas CR Jr, Sun C . Integrating nanomedicine into clinical radiotherapy regimens. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2019 Jul 4. pii: S0169-409X(19)30083-3.

Rana S, Naik A, Pillai S, Vetto J, Pommier R, Kubicky CD. Outcomes of intraoperative radiotherapy for early-stage breast cancer: Experience from a multidisciplinary breast oncology program. Am J Surg. 2019 Jun 18. pii: S0002-9610(19)30332-0

Rana S, Espinosa-Diez C, Ruhl R, Thomas Jr CR, Anand S. Differential regulation of microRNA-15a by radiation affects angiogenesis and tumor growth via modulation of acid sphingomyelinase. BioRxIv. 2018 Pre-print.

Ruhl R, Rana S, Kelley K, Espinosa-Diez C, Hudson C, Lanciault C, Thomas Jr CR, Tsikitis VL and Anand S. microRNA-451a regulates colorectal cancer proliferation in response to radiation. BMC Cancer. 2018 May 3;18(1):517.

Kelley K, Ruhl R, Rana S, Dewey E, Espinosa C, Lanciault C, Thomas Jr CR, Hunter J, Anand S, Tsikitis VL. Understanding and Resetting Radiation Sensitivity In Rectal Cancer. Annals of Surgery. 2017 Oct; 266 (4):610-616.

Chatterjee N, Rana S, Espinosa-Diez C, Anand S. MicroRNAs in Cancer: Challenges and Opportunities in Early Detection, Disease Monitoring, and Therapeutic Agents. Current Pathobiology Reports. 2017 Mar; 5(1): 35-42.

Rana S, Maples PB, Senzer N, Nemunaitis J. Stathmin 1: a novel therapeutic target for anticancer activity. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 8(9):1461-70. Sep 2008