Shivendra Singh, PhD

Professor and UPMC Chair in Cancer Prevention Research

The Singh laboratory focuses on preclinical and clinical investigations of novel agents derived from dietary (eg, broccoli) and medicinal plants (eg, Withania somnifera) for chemoprevention of cancers.

2.32a Hillman Cancer Center
5117 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pa 15232
Phone: 412-623-3262
Fax: 412-623-7828


MSc (Biochemistry), Banaras Hindu University, India, 1979
PhD (Biochemistry), Banaras Hindu University, India, 1984
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 1984-1988
Shivendra Singh, PhD

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Graduate Student Summer Seminar
Presented by Ana Gorelova and Nick Todd
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
1395 Conference Room

Recent Publications

Program Achievements

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program Ranked #2 in National Research Council Rankings


Time to dissertation Defense
, last five graduating classes:  4.6 years, Completion Rate: 86.49%

First Author Publications (All students, past 5 year mean):  2.03;   Total Publications: 5.10

F-series Grants (F30/F31) (All Students, past 5 year mean):  12/34 (35%) 

Ranked #9 in National of Institute of Health funding of departments of Pharmacology

Ranked in the top 15 in funding for twenty-four consecutive years