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- PhD Degree in Biomedical Engineering from University of Houston
- Completed fellowship at Experimental Therapeutics Department, MD Anderson Cancer Center
- Worked as a research faculty at the same department
- Currently at Cancer Prevention Department, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Dr. Kanlikilicer obtained her PhD in Biomedical Engineering where she studied the effect of addiction in the midbrain. She completed her 5-years of postdoctoral training in the Department of Experimental Therapeutics at MD Anderson Cancer Center. She is currently working in the field of cancer as a research scientist. Her research interests are tumor microenvironment, the role of small non-coding RNAs in cellular communication and the development of RNA-based therapeutics for cancer patients. She has around 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals with around 300 citations.
After she completed her training at MD Anderson Cancer Center–#1 for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Hospitals” survey–Dr Kanlikilicer started working as a research faculty member at the same department. She has given many talks on the effect of tumor microenvironment to the progression of ovarian cancer. She presented her research at the annual American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) meeting.