Purnima Dubey, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Purnima Dubey, Ph.D.

Core Director,
Associate Professor,

Assistant Professor,
Assistant Professor,

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Academic: 336-716-7078 | Department: 336-716-7078


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Education & Training

  • A.B., University of Chicago, 1986
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1996
  • Fellowship, University of Chicago, 1997
  • Fellowship, University of California-Los A, 2003


  • Am Assn Of Cancer Research
  • The Soc for Molecular Imaging
Purnima Dubey, Ph.D.

Purnima Dubey, Ph.D.

Core Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Associate Professor, Pathology-Investigative Pathology
Pathology-Comparative Medicine
Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology
Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Immunology

Research Interests

cancer/oncogenesis, immunology/allergy/inflammatio, infectious diseases

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-7078 | Department: 336-716-7078


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Recent Publications

Cattelan N, Dubey P, Arnal L, Yantorno OM, Deora R. Bordetella biofilms: a lifestyle leading to persistent infections. Pathog Dis. 2016;74(1):.

Krishnan B, Smith TL, Dubey P, Zapadka ME, Torti FM, Willingham MC, Tallant EA, Gallagher PE. Angiotensin-(1-7) attenuates metastatic prostate cancer and reduces osteoclastogenesis. Prostate. 2013;73(1):71-82.

Nagalla S, Chou JW, Willingham MC, Ruiz J, Vaughn JP, Dubey P, Lash TL, Hamilton-Dutoit SJ, Bergh J, Sotiriou C, Black MA, Miller LD. Interactions between immunity, proliferation and molecular subtype in breast cancer prognosis. Genome Biol. 2013;14(4):R34.

Taneja NK, Ganguly T, Bakaletz LO, Nelson KJ, Dubey P, Poole LB, Deora R. D-alanine modification of a protease-susceptible outer membrane component by the Bordetella pertussis dra locus promotes resistance to antimicrobial peptides and polymorphonuclear leukocyte-mediated killing. J Bacteriol. 2013;195(22):5102-5111.

Dubey P. Reporter gene imaging of immune responses to cancer: progress and challenges. Theranostics. 2012;2(4):355-362.

Tang S, Mishra M, Frazier DP, Moore ML, Inoue K, Deora R, Sui G, Dubey P. Positive and negative regulation of prostate stem cell antigen expression by Yin Yang 1 in prostate epithelial cell lines. PLoS ONE. 2012;7(4):e35570.

Stovall DB, Wan M, Zhang Q, Dubey P, Sui G. DNA vector-based RNA interference to study gene function in cancer [video article]. J Vis Exp. 2012;64():e4129.

Tang S, Moore ML, Grayson JM, Dubey P. Increased CD8+ T-cell function following castration and immunization is countered by parallel expansion of regulatory T cells. Cancer Res. 2012;72(8):1975-1985.

Tang S, Dubey P. Opposing effects of androgen ablation on immune function in prostate cancer. Oncoimmunology. 2012;1(7):1220-1221.

Akins EJ, Moore ML, Tang S, Willingham MC, Tooze JA, Dubey P. In situ vaccination combined with androgen ablation and regulatory T-cell depletion reduces castration-resistant tumor burden in prostate-specific pten knockout mice. Cancer Res. 2010;70(9):3473-3482.

Sukumar N, Love CF, Conover MS, Kock ND, Dubey P, Deora R. Active and passive immunization with Bordetella colonization factor A protects mice against respiratory challenge with Bordetella bronchiseptica. Infect Immun. 2009;77(2):885-895.

Moore ML, Teitell MA, Kim Y, Watabe T, Reiter RE, Witte ON, Dubey P. Deletion of PSCA increases metastasis of TRAMP-induced prostate tumors without altering primary tumor formation. Prostate. 2008;68(2):139-151.

Wang G, Shen H, Liu Y, Cong A, Cong W, Wang Y, Dubey P. Digital spectral separation methods and systems for bioluminescence imaging. Opt Express. 2008;16(3):1719-1732.

Akins EJ, Dubey P. Noninvasive imaging of cell-mediated therapy for treatment of cancer. J Nucl Med. 2008;49(6 Suppl 2):180S-195S.

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