Arun Rajan, M.D.

Arun  Rajan, M.D.
Associate Research Physician

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Dr. Rajan's clinical research studies focus on developing new therapies for patients with lung cancer and thymic malignancies.

Areas of Expertise
lung cancer, therapy, thymic maligancies

Contact Info

Arun Rajan, M.D.
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
Building 10, Room12N226
Bethesda, MD 20892
Ph: 301-594-5322

Selected Publications

  1. Gulley JL, Rajan A, Spigel DR, Iannotti N, Chandler J, Wong DJL, Leach J, Edenfield WJ, Wang D, Grote HJ, Heydebreck AV, Chin K, Cuillerot JM, Kelly K.
    Lancet Oncol.. 18(5): 599-610., 2017. [ Journal Article ]
  2. Thomas A, Chen Y, Berman A, Schrump DS, Giaccone G, Pastan I, Venzon DJ, Liewehr DJ, Steinberg SM, Miettinen M, Hassan R, Rajan A.
    Lun Cancer. 101: 104-110, 2016. [ Journal Article ]
  3. Thomas A, Rajan A, Berman A, Tomita Y, Brzezniak C, Lee MJ, Lee S, Ling A, Spittler AJ, Carter CA, Guha U, Wang Y, Szabo E, Meltzer P, Steinberg SM, Trepel JB, Loehrer PJ, Giaccone G.
    Lancet Oncol.. 16(2): 177-86, 2015. [ Journal Article ]
  4. Rajan A, Girard N, Marx A.
    J Thorac Oncol. 9(9 Suppl 2): S131-S136, 2014. [ Journal Article ]
  5. Rajan A, Carter CA, Berman A, Cao L, Kelly RJ, Thomas A, Khozin S, Chavez AL, Bergagnini I, Scepura B, Szabo E, Lee MJ, Trepel JB, Browne SK, Rosen LB, Yu Y, Steinberg SM, Chen HX, Riely GJ, Giaccone G.
    Lancet Oncol. . 15(2): 191-200., 2014. [ Journal Article ]

Dr. Rajan received his M.B.B.S. and M.D. degrees from the University of Delhi, New Delhi, India, in 1998 and 2002, respectively. He then joined the State University of New York in Syracuse, where he completed his internal medicine residency training in 2005, followed by fellowship training in hematology and medical oncology, which he completed in 2008. In July 2008, Dr. Rajan joined the Thoracic Oncology Section of the Medical Oncology Branch. His work focuses on developing new therapies for patients with lung cancer and thymic malignancies. Dr. Rajan also serves as the course coordinator for the clinical elective program in medical oncology and organizes the bi-monthly multidisciplinary thoracic oncology tumor board meeting.