MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Cavan Bailey

 Cavan  Bailey


Advisor: Joya Chandra, Ph.D.


Exploring unique vulnerabilities in pediatric glioblastoma via use of epigenetic inhibitors and bio-engineered therapeutic enzymes which can starve tumor cells of nutrients, sensitize for immunotherapy, and alter cellular metabolism

GSBS Start Date: Fall 2014

Honors and Awards: Center for Cancer Epigenetics Scholar (2016-2017), Gigli Family Endowed Scholarship (2016-2017)

About TAP Program: “My favorite part of TAP is shaping the program to our needs. Students organize events such as our retreat and journal clubs, and additionally have a seat on the steering committee. This level of involvement leaves me feeling confident and supported during my graduate school journey.”

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B.A. in Cell Biology & Neuroscience from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 2009