Name: Shailendra Dwivedi

Country: United States


University of Oklahoma | ou · Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Phone no: 4056029452

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975 NE 10th Street
 BRC-1407 Oklahoma City
OK 73104

Research Interests:

  • Basic and Translational Research on Gynecological cancers.



  • Bruce Patsner Grant Award for Innovative Research& Technology (April 2017 to April 2018), from the Foundation for Women’s Cancer supported by the Dr. Bruce Patsner.
  • Senior Research Fellowship (April 2009 – March 2012): CSIR, New Delhi, India.
  • Junior Research Fellowship (March 2007 – March 2009 CSIR, New Delhi, India.


  • 1. Dey A, Xiong X, Crim A, Dwivedi SKD, Banerjee Mustafi S, Mukherjee P, Cao L, Sydorenko N, Baiazitov R, Moon YC, Dumble M, Davis T, Bhattacharya R: Evaluating the mechanism and therapeutic potential of PTC-028, a novel inhibitor of BMI-1 function in ovarian cancer. Mol Cancer Ther 2017. 
  • 2. Mustafi SB, Chakraborty PK, Dwivedi SKD, Ding K, Moxley KM, Mukherjee P, Bhattacharya R: BMI1, a new target of CK2α. Molecular Cancer 2017, 16(1):56. 
  • 3. Chakraborty PK, Mustafi SB, Xiong X, Dwivedi SKD, Nesin V, Saha S, Zhang M, Dhanasekaran D, Jayaraman M, Mannel R: MICU1 drives glycolysis and chemoresistance in ovarian cancer. Nature Communications 2017, 8. 
  • 4. Saha S, Xiong X, Chakraborty PK, Shameer K, Arvizo RR, Kudgus RA, Dwivedi SKD, Hossen MN, Gillies EM, Robertson JD: Gold Nanoparticle Reprograms Pancreatic Tumor Microenvironment and Inhibits Tumor Growth. ACS nano 2016, 10(12):10636-10651. 
  • 5. Saha S, Chakraborty PK, Xiong X, Dwivedi SKD, Mustafi SB, Leigh NR, Ramchandran R, Mukherjee P, Bhattacharya R: Cystathionine β-synthase regulates endothelial function via protein S-sulfhydration. The FASEB Journal 2016, 30(1):441-456.
  •  6. Mustafi SB, Chakraborty PK, Naz S, Dwivedi SKD, Street M, Basak R, Yang D, Ding K, Mukherjee P, Bhattacharya R: MDR1 mediated chemoresistance: BMI1 and TIP60 in action. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Gene Regulatory Mechanisms 2016, 1859(8):983- 993. 
  • 7. Mustafi SB, Aznar N, Dwivedi SKD, Chakraborty PK, Basak R, Mukherjee P, Ghosh P, Bhattacharya R: Mitochondrial BMI1 maintains bioenergetic homeostasis in cells. The FASEB Journal 2016, 30(12):4042-4055. 
  • 8. Dwivedi SKD, Mustafi SB, Mangala LS, Jiang D, Pradeep S, Rodriguez-Aguayo C, Ling H, Ivan C, Mukherjee P, Calin GA: Therapeutic evaluation of microRNA-15a and microRNA-16 in ovarian cancer. Oncotarget 2016, 7(12):15093.
  • 9. Dey A, Mustafi SB, Saha S, Dwivedi SKD, Mukherjee P, Bhattacharya R: Inhibition of BMI1 induces autophagy-mediated necroptosis. Autophagy 2016, 12(4):659-670.
  •  10. Dwivedi SKD, McMeekin SD, Slaughter K, Bhattacharya R: Role of TGF-β signaling in uterine carcinosarcoma. Oncotarget 2015, 6(16):14646.