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Gagan DeepWake Forest School of Medicine

Gagan Deep

Associate Professor,

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Department: 336-716-2011


Education & Training

  • B.S., India-Kurukshetra University, 1995
  • M.S., Jawaharlal Post Grad Med-India, 1997
  • Ph.D., Jawaharlal Post Grad Med-India, 2004
Gagan Deep

Gagan Deep

Associate Professor, Cancer Biology
Sticht Center on Aging
Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine Research

Research Interests

Prostatic Neoplasms; Silymarin; Antioxidants; Signal Transduction; Apoptosis
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Contact Information

Department: 336-716-2011


Recent Publications

Circulating tumor cell-derived organoids: current challenges and promises in medical research and precision medicine. Praharaj PP, Bhutia SK, Nagrath S, Bitting RL, Deep G.. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2018;1869(2):117-127.

Hypoxia-induced exosome secretion promotes survival of African-American and Caucasian prostate cancer cells. Panigrahi GK, Praharaj PP, Peak TC, Long J, Singh R, Rhim JS, Elmageed ZYA, Deep G.. Sci Rep. 2018;8(1):3853.

Exosomal microRNA profiling to identify hypoxia-related biomarkers in prostate cancer. Panigrahi GK, Ramteke A, Birks D, Abouzeid Ali HE, Venkataraman S, Agarwal C, Vibhakar R, Miller LD, Agarwal R, Abd Elmageed ZY, Deep G.. Oncotarget. 2018;9(17):.

Exosomes secreted by placental stem cells selectively inhibit growth of aggressive prostate cancer cells. Peak TC, Praharaj PP, Panigrahi GK, Doyle M, Su Y, Schlaepfer IR, Singh R, Vander Griend DJ, Alickson J, Hemal A, Atala A, Deep G.. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2018;499(4):1004-1010.

Detection of the receptor for advanced glycation endproducts in neuronally-derived exosomes in plasma. Patterson SA, Deep G, Brinkley TE.. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2018;500(4):892-896.

Silibinin treatment inhibits the growth of hedgehog inhibitor resistant basal cell carcinoma cells via targeting EGFR-MAPK-Akt and hedgehog signaling. Dheeraj A, Rigby CM, O'Bryant CL, Agarwal C, Singh RP, Deep G, Agarwal R.. Photochem Photobiol. 2017;93(4):999-1007.

Silibinin inhibits hypoxia-induced HIF-1alpha-mediated signaling, angiogenesis and lipogenesis in prostate cancer cells: in vitro evidence and in vivo functional imaging and metabolomics. Deep G, Kumar R, Nambiar DK, Jain AK, Ramteke AM, Serkova NJ, Agarwal C, Agarwal R.. Mol Carcinog. 2017;56(3):833-848.

Exosomes-based biomarker discovery for diagnosis and prognosis of prostate cancer. Panigrahi GK, Deep G.. Front Biosci (Landmark Ed). 2017;22():1682-1696.

Aberrant lipid metabolism promotes prostate cancer: role in cell survival under hypoxia and extracellular vesicles biogenesis. Deep G, Schlaepfer IR.. Int J Mol Sci. 2016;17(7):E1061.

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Associate Professor, Cancer Biology

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