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

Purnima Dubey, Ph.D.

Core Director,
Associate Professor,

Ctr for Vaccines at Extremes
Assistant Professor,
Assistant Professor,

Contact Information

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
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Ctr for Vaccines at Extremes
Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology
Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Immunology

Research Interests

Prostatic Neoplasms; T-Lymphocytes, Regulatory; Neoplasm Proteins; Adenocarcinoma; Antigens, Neoplasm
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Contact Information

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


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Recent Publications

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

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

Interactions between immunity, proliferation and molecular subtype in breast cancer prognosis. 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.. Genome Biol. 2013;14(4):R34.

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. Taneja NK, Ganguly T, Bakaletz LO, Nelson KJ, Dubey P, Poole LB, Deora R.. J Bacteriol. 2013;195(22):5102-5111.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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