1852-Mendonca, Marc
Faculty

Marc S. Mendonca, PhD

Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, IUPUI

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Indianapolis, IN 46202

Bio

 

Dr. Marc S. Mendonca is a Professor of Radiation Oncology & Medical and Molecular Genetics, and Director of Radiation and Cancer Biology at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Mendonca is an internationally known researcher with extensive expertise in X-ray and proton radiation biology related to the clinical uses of radiation. Dr. Mendonca’s research investigations are focused on gaining a better understanding of radiation’s ability to both heal and harm. His research can be generally separated into two main areas: 1) Understanding the mechanism of radiation-induced cancer and its prevention by natural antioxidants, and 2) Increasing the effectiveness of radiation as a treatment for lung and pancreatic cancers by biological (alteration of NF-kB activity and Warburg metabolism) and physical approaches (protons and nanoparticles) to improve tumor control and minimize damage to normal tissues. Since 2011 Dr. Mendonca has also served as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Radiation Research.

 

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, IUPUI
  • Professor of Radiation Oncology
  • Adjunct Professor of Medical & Molecular Genetics
  • Education
    1987 PhD University of California, Berkeley
    1978 AB College of the Holy Cross
  • Awards
    Org: American Board of Radiology
    Desc: Lifetime Service Award
    Scope: National
    Date: 2015-01-01
    Org: American Board of Radiology
    Desc: Volunteer Service Award
    Scope: National
    Date: 2014-01-01
    Org: I U School of Medicine
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2013-01-01
    Org: American Board of Radiology
    Desc: Volunteer Service Award
    Scope: National
    Date: 2012-01-01
    Org: Osler Institute
    Desc: Best Lecturer Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2009-01-01
    Org: Osler Institute
    Desc: Best Lecturer Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2008-01-01
    Org: I U School of Medicine
    Desc: IUSM Student Mentor Program 5 years of service
    Scope: University
    Date: 2007-01-01

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