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Padma Uppala, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Public Health
School of Public Health
Research & Grantsmanship    Funded Research Project (PI)
  • Protein Profiling for the identification of serum biomarkers for early detection and prevention of beast cancer in African American women ( 7/2004 - 5/2007 )
  • Soy and breast cancer protection among Adventist women ( 7/2004 - 6/2006 )
  • Proteomic analysis to investigate the molecular mechanism of the antiproliferative effect of the tomato carotenoid lycopene on human breast cancer cells ( 1/2005 - 5/2006 )
  Grant Proposals--Funded
  • Education and recruitment of minority women for participation in breast cancer clinical trials in the Inland Empire, CA ( 4/2009 - 3/2010 )
  • Breast cancer clinical trial education for Black women in the Inland Empire ( 4/2008 - 3/2009 )
  Abstracts Reporting Research -- Peer Reviewed
  • Uppala P, Kolli KVS, Kirchner D, Blackledge W, Beeson L, Thadi P, Garberoglio C, Preuss A, Morgan J, Uppala G, Lum S, Mural R and Liebman M.. "Protein profiling to identify serum biomarkers for early detection of breast cancer in African American women." Proceedings, American Association for Cancer Research . (2006): -. ( 4/2006 )
  Abstracts Reporting Research -- Non-Peer Reviewed
    1. National Institute of Health. Center for Health Disparities Research P20 grant.  $6 million  from 6-1- 2012-2017

    ( 10/2012 - 10/2016 )

    The grant was awarded to Loma Linda University to establish a health disparities research center.  The title of the project in which I serve as a co-investigator is “Mechanisms in IGF-II induced chemoresistance and mitochondrial regulation in TNBC”