Researcher Profile

Dipak K. Sarkar, PhD

Academic Appointment

Board of Governors Professor and Distinguished Professor of Animal Science
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Director, Endocrinology Program


Research Interests

  • Currently conducting three studies in the area of cancer research:
    1) how alcohol feeding promotes the development of aggressive prolactin-secreting pituitary tumors and prostate cancer using animals models funded by the National Institute of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse,
    2) Targeting Opioidergic and Adrenergic Systems to Control Breast Cancers and
    3) the potential of stem cell derived beta-endorphin cells therapy in preventing cancer growth and metastasis.

Selected Publications

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