University of Southern California
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

Preet Chaudhary, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Director for Translational Research

chaudhary.jpg Preet Chaudhary, M.D., Ph.D., is the Associate Director for Translational Research and Co-Leader of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Program at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is Professor of Medicine, Bloom Chair in Lymphoma Research and the Division Chief of the Jane Ann Nohl Division of Hematology and Blood Diseases.

Dr. Chaudhary is a nationally recognized physician-scientist who has research interests in several areas of cancer, including AIDS-associated cancers, cancer drug resistance, biology of normal and leukemic hematopoietic stem cells, programmed cell death and cellular signaling. He is also interested in molecularly targeted and biological therapies for leukemias, lymphomas, multiple myeloma and solid tumors, and novel strategies to improve the outcome of stem cell transplantation. Dr. Chaudhary holds six US patents in the areas of hematopoietic stem cell purification, multi-drug resistance to cancer chemotherapy and cellular signaling. His research has been continuously funded by multiple NIH grants since 2000 and he currently serves as the Principal Investigator of two R01 grants, two R21 grants, and a grant from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. He has been the recipient of numerous honors, fellowships and awards from national and international research organizations and has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigations.

As Associate Director for Translational Research, Dr. Chaudhary is responsible for providing the translational bridge between the basic, clinical, and population-based science programs of the Cancer Center.

Contact Information
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
1441 Eastlake Avenue, NOR 3468
Los Angeles, CA 90089-9181
Tel: (323) 865-3916